Starting an open source project is never easy - specially one that grows to the size of OSSEC.
At the 2019 OSSEC Conference, I will be sharing some details about the story of OSSEC, how it started and the struggles that I faced.
More details here: https://atomicorp.com/ossec-con2019/
Presentation is here: https://dcid.me/ossec-docs/OSSEC-The-Untold-Story.pdf
Picture of my presentation (courtesy of Tony):