Monthly Archives: April 2009

Trend Micro to Acquire Third Brigade

Fresh news from http://www.ossec.net/main/trend-micro-to-acquire-third-brigade: On April 29, 2009 Trend Micro announced a definitive agreement to acquire the business of Third Brigade, a privately-held security and compliance software company headquartered in Ottawa, Canada that owns the OSSEC project. The acquisition is … Continue reading

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OSSEC to Twitter

Want to see your OSSEC alerts on twitter? We just added support for that on the latest snapshot. To make it work, first update to the latest snapshot and add the following to your ossec.conf: <command> <name>ossec-tweeter</name> <expect></expect> <executable>ossec-tweeter.sh</executable> </command> … Continue reading

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The Changing Landscape of OSSEC-HIDS

Chuck Little published the article The Changing Landscape of OSSEC-HIDS for the Security Horizon Journal, detailing the latest year of OSSEC development. Recommended read!

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Integrity checking application profiles

We are trying to make syscheck (the integrity checking module on ossec) more useful than what it is now and we are looking for contributions to create application profiles. What we are looking exactly is a list of files/directories (or … Continue reading

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Follow us on twitter

I couldn’t stay away from it very long, so I am twitting now too (or trying to). If you want to hear the latest on ossec development, follow us there: http://twitter.com/danielcid Thanks!

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