Monthly Archives: November 2009

OSSEC In the Enterprise Presentation Available

Michael Starks from Immutable Security just released his presentation “OSSEC in the Enterprise” (with more than 100 slides). It is very technical and well recommended for everyone interested to learn more about OSSEC. Link: OSSEC Presentation Available Direct download: ossec_in_the_enterprise-2009-mstarks.pdf

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OSSEC v2.3 BETA1 available

OSSEC v2.3 BETA1 is now available and we need testers. You can find information on how to help us at If you ever wanted to contribute to OSSEC (or to any open source project) that’s the easiest way to … Continue reading

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OSSEC Survey & get a free shirt!

Directly from the ossec site: ” OSSEC Usage Survey (& get a free OSSEC shirt!) We need your help. In an effort to better understand how the OSSEC project is being used and look for ways to improve OSSEC moving … Continue reading

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Process monitoring with OSSEC

We love logs. Inside OSSEC we treat everything as if it was a log and parse it appropriately with our rules. However, some information is not available in log files but we still want to monitor them. To solve that … Continue reading

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Learning OSSEC’s agentless monitoring

JD McCloud from Praetorian Prefect wrote two articles that explain very well how the agentless monitoring works on OSSEC. The first one, OSSEC: Agentless to save the day, explains how to setup and use agentless to monitor any remote device … Continue reading

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