OSSEC Con Presentation: Adding a GUI to OSSEC

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One of the most common questions open source project manager Scott Shinn gets about OSSEC is: Is there a management console or GUI for OSSEC? The answer is not in a traditional sense. The command line interface is effective but does not provide log and event visualization. But the open-source security solution does allow users […]

Atomicorp Adds Amazon Alexa to OSSEC Cybersecurity Solution

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Amazon Alexa has ushered in a new era of voice interaction for consumers and the enterprise. Over 47 million consumers in the U.S. have access to a smart speaker at home and last fall Amazon Echos started showing up in the workplace based on the Alexa for Business framework. Atomicorp immediately recognized that voice interaction […]

New Video: OSSEC User Panel from OSSEC Conference 2018

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  OSSEC users from around the world came together at the OSSEC Conference 2018 this past April to learn more about the open source security solution. Attendees heard experts discuss the many different ways in which OSSEC can be configured to meet any organization’s needs, from compliance to file integrity management. They also got to […]

OSSEC and PCI DSS Compliance

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If you take credit cards, you need to be PCI compliant. That is why adhering to the over 250 requirements set by the Payment Credit Industry is a headache for millions of businesses worldwide. Casey Priester of Prometheus Global addressed these pain points in his presentation at the OSSEC Conference 2018. He discussed how OSSEC […]

Adding Elliptic Curve Noise Socket Crypto to Your OSSEC Deployment

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Dmitry Dain, co-founder and CTO of Virgil Security recently spoke at the OSSEC Conference 2018 about using encryption. In introducing Dmitry, OSSEC project manager Scott Shinn expressed the importance of the recent contributions by Virgil to the project. Scott pointed out that it has been a goal of the OSSEC contributors to update the crypto […]

OSSEC 3.0 Preview

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At the OSSEC Conference 2018 earlier this month, project manager Scott Shinn debuted OSSEC 3.0. Scott reviews what’s new with OSSEC, the changelog, the new GeoIP rules, provisioning automation, ELK stack integration and more. You can view the video of his full presentation below and download the conference presentation by clicking here.   To see […]

How OSSEC Logging Can Dramatically Reduce Your SIEM Costs

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Mike Shinn is Atomicorp CEO. He took a few minutes to discuss logging, how it is used for cybersecurity and compliance and how OSSEC can be used reduce the volume of SIEM logs. At the upcoming OSSEC Conference Atomicorp CTO Scott Shinn will review how OSSEC can be used to filter log files to reduce […]