BroCon14 offers the Bro community a chance to share experiments, successes, and failures to better understand and secure our networks. The convention is composed of talks and training exercises from the Bro development team as well as fellow users and enthusiasts.
Bro is a powerful network analysis framework. While focusing on network security monitoring, Bro provides a comprehensive platform for more general network traffic analysis as well. Well grounded in more than 15 years of research, Bro has successfully bridged the traditional gap between academia and operations since its inception. Today, it is relied upon operationally in particular by many scientific environments for securing their cyberinfrastructure. Bro's user community includes major universities, research labs, supercomputing centers, and open-science communities.