Security Onion Solutions
We help you peel back the layers of your network
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We offer several services to help you get the most out of your Security Onion deployment

Onsite Training

Multi-day comprehensive training classes with lots of labs and real-world case studies for reinforcement.

Students receive:
* printed course material
* Certificate of Completion

Students walk out of class ready to make their adversaries cry!

Click here for pricing and registration information for Security Onion onsite training.

Have at least 8 students and want training at your facility in the continental United States? Contact us for pricing and availability.

Have questions about onsite training?
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On-demand Training

We offer online training via on-demand training modules. They are a cost-effective alternative to onsite training, but do not include the in-depth, hands-on labs that our onsite classes do.

On-demand training modules are pre-recorded and can be accessed immediately upon payment.

Click here for pricing and registration information for Security Onion on-demand training.

Have questions about online training?
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Professional Services

Purchase prepaid hours that can be used for:
* architecture
* installation
* configuration
* tuning
* troubleshooting
* hunting
* and more!

Have questions about professional services?
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Our Team

Years of experience

Doug Burks

Founder and CEO

Phil Plantamura

Chief Operating Officer

Mike Reeves

Product Manager

Wes Lambert

Senior Engineer

Our team has many years of experience in Security Onion, IDS, NSM, log management, and incident response. We bring those years of experience to the table whether teaching classes or engaging in professional services.


A Brief History

  • 2008

    Our Humble Beginnings

    In 2008, Doug Burks started working on Security Onion, a Linux distribution for intrusion detection, network security monitoring, and log management.

  • 2009

    First Release

    A few months later, the first version of Security Onion was released in 2009.

  • 2012

    Big Distro Rebuild (BDR)

    Over the years, folks began deploying Security Onion on production networks with more and more traffic. In 2012, Security Onion was rebuilt from the ground up, focusing on performance and scalability.

  • 2014

    Security Onion Solutions LLC

    As the worldwide Security Onion community grew, Doug Burks began receiving more and more requests for training and professional services. In 2014, Doug started Security Onion Solutions LLC to help Security Onion users peel back the layers of their networks.

  • 2015


    Security Onion ISO image downloads hit 200,000 in 2015.

  • 2016

    Company Expansion

    Security Onion Solutions LLC expanded in 2016, hiring Phil Plantamura as Chief Operating Officer.

  • 2017

    More Growth

    In 2017, Security Onion Solutions hired Wes Lambert as Senior Engineer. ISO image downloads broke 500,000.

  • 2018

    Growth Continues

    Security Onion Solutions LLC expanded again in 2018, hiring Mike Reeves as Product Manager. We then released our Elastic Stack integration and Security Onion 16.04. We're currently over 600,000 ISO image downloads!

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Online Training

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Professional Services

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