Monthly Archives: July 2007

Windows policy monitoring

OSSEC v1.3 will come with support for Windows policy monitoring, allowing you to verify that all your systems conform to a set of policies regarding configuration settings, applications usage, etc. They are configured centrally on the ossec server and pushed … Continue reading

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Security Horizon journal

If you never read (or didn’t know) the Security Horizon journal you are missing on the good stuff. They release their security journal every few months with some interesting articles and their summer 2007 edition was just made available today. … Continue reading

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OSSEC v1.3 BETA1 – Testers Needed

OSSEC v1.3 is soon to be available and we really need some help beta testing it. As I always say, trying out our beta releases is a simpler and very effective way of helping the project. How can you test … Continue reading

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HIDS are from Mars, NIDS are from Venus

Chuck MdMonk wrote a very funny article, HIDS are from Mars, NIDS are from Venus and even found a way to put ossec in the middle as a relationship counselor. Very nice read…

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OSSEC and GPLv3

When we release a new version of OSSEC and tell our users to update to it, what do you think they do? Well, most of them upgrade to the latest version without asking too many questions. However, some users with … Continue reading

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Control UI for the Windows agent

The next version of ossec for Windows will come with a very simple “control ui” to manage and configure some basic options in the windows agent (like server ip, auth keys, etc). The code is pretty much stable, but I … Continue reading

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OSSEC CVS list

For those interested to follow our CVS commits and be more directly involved with ossec, we created a few days ago a mailing list for it. You can subscribe by sending an e-mail to ossec-cvs-subscribe at googlegroups.com or you can … Continue reading

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