Security Onion
For Education
Use the leading free and open threat hunting tool in your classroom
Using Security Onion in the Classroom

Join the ranks of universities and institutions for higher education around the world that use Security Onion to educate the next generation of cybersecurity professionals!

The Security Onion free and open license is perfectly suited for classroom use. No need to purchase or apply for special educational licenses for educators or students. The version of Security Onion used in the classroom is the same one used to defend enterprise networks around the world!

FAQ
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What resources are available to help me learn about Security Onion?
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Do you offer academic discounts on training?
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Our Essentials course is FREE! For those looking to further their understanding of the Security Onion platform we do offer academic discounts* on our on-demand training. Contact us for more information.
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I'm having trouble with Security Onion. How do I get help?
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We have excellent documentation available here, with its own FAQ here. For more information about support options, click here.
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May I use Security Onion's documentation as part of my course?
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You are free to reference our documentation while teaching your course, but please check the documentation's license for further details.
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May I use Security Onion Solutions' paid course material as part of my course?
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Security Onion Solutions' paid course material is copyrighted and should not be re-used in any way without express written permission.
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How do I get someone to talk to my class about Security Onion?
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Contact us for more details.
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Discounts are available to students and faculty of accredited institutions, subject to limitations.
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