Help Wanted

Folks frequently ask how they can give back to the Security Onion community. Here are a few of our community teams that you can help with.

Marketing Team

We need more folks to help spread the word about Security Onion by blogging, tweeting, and other social media.

Support Team

If you’d like help out other Security Onion users, please join the security-onion mailing list and/or IRC channel and start answering questions!!forum/security-onion

Testing/QA Team

If you’d like to do testing/QA, please join the security-onion-testing mailing list.!forum/security-onion-testing

Documentation Team

If you find that some information in our Documentation is incorrect or lacking, please feel free to submit Pull Requests via GitHub!

Core Development

Most of our code is on GitHub. Please feel free to submit pull requests!


The following folks have made significant contributions to Security Onion over the years. Thanks!

  • Wes Lambert
  • Mike Reeves
  • Phil Plantamura
  • Dustin Lee
  • Josh Brower
  • Kevin Branch
  • Scott Runnels
  • Brad Shoop
  • Liam Randall
  • Paul Halliday
  • Eric Ooi
  • Lawrence Abrams
  • Mark Hillick
  • Joe Hargis
  • Dennis Distler
  • Jon Schipp
  • Josh More
  • Jack Blanchard