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 […]

How OSSEC Offers A New FIM Option for Compliance and Security

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Mike Shinn is Atomicorp CEO and will be presenting at the upcoming OSSEC Conference on using OSSEC for FIM. He recently sat down for a Q&A on the history of FIM and why OSSEC is becoming an increasingly popular option for enterprises. Tell us about how FIM originated and what it is used for? Mike […]

Knock Out 99 PCI DSS Requirements with Atomic Secured OSSEC

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There are 270 PCI DSS requirements that must be addressed by any organization that accepts credit card payments. Compliance is required and can be a daunting task for all types of organizations. It often requires the implementation of dozens of software and security controls complemented by over one hundred process controls. Atomicorp has radically simplified […]

Atomicorp Announces OSSEC Conference for April 2018 and Preview of 3.0 Release

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Chantilly, VA, February 20, 2018 ” Atomicorp today announced that it will host OSSEC Conference 2018 on April 5-6 outside of Washington, DC in Chantilly, Virginia. The conference will be led by OSSEC project manager and Atomicorp CTO Scott Shinn. He will be joined by speakers that are long-time OSSEC project contributors such as Dan […]

Top 5 Atomicorp Blog Posts of 2017 ” Extending Linux Security to the Cloud, Containers, OSSEC and IoT

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2017 brought even more focus on Linux platforms with the continued rise of cloud, containers, OSSEC and IoT adoption. The challenge confronting many IT departments is that the old security models and solutions don’t quite work in these new computing environments. Atomicorp stepped into this gap and introduced several new security solutions to help companies […]

Two Common Questions About OSSEC Feature Gaps

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Scott Shinn is the open source project manager for OSSEC. In that role, he not only adds to the project code base, plans releases and reviews code submissions, he also answers a lot of questions. Two of the most common questions are: Is there a management console or GUI for OSSEC? Are there any tools […]

How to Add Web Security to Your OSSEC Deployment. Yes, You Need Web Security for OSSEC.

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It’s kind of strange to suggest adding security to OSSEC. The OSSEC project has security in its very name. However, as surprising as it may sound, while OSSEC may do some things well, it doesn’t do everything and some things it does so very poorly. It can give you a false sense of security. It […]