5 Ways to Get More Out of an OSSEC Host-Based Intrusion Detection System (HIDS)

Posted on by Dean Lombardo

By Atomicorp  (Get more out of your OSSEC intrusion detection … not just rules and basic detection. With Atomic OSSEC, you get professional support, installation and configuration assistance, multiple threat feeds, vulnerability intelligence, active response (HIPS), FIM, SCAP and CIS compliance tools, web based graphical analysis, and more.)   Free open-source software and free security […]

How to Use OSSEC to Comply With NIST 800-171, A Real-World Use Case

Posted on by Dean Lombardo

Written By Paul Veeneman, CISSP, CISM, CRISC, CMMC-RP During Atomicorp OSSEC Conference 2021, Paul Veeneman, CISSP, CISM, CRISC, CMMC-RP, described how he solves audit and accountability (AU) control and other compliance challenges in NIST 800-171. Complying With NIST-800-171 NIST 800-171 provides guidance to federal agencies to safeguard controlled unclassified information (CUI), and seeks to establish […]

How to Reduce False Positives and False Negatives Using OSSEC FIM

Posted on by Casey Priester

There is no such thing as perfect security. Therefore, having robust detection capabilities is key to determining if you have been hit with a cyber attack that evaded your protection capabilities. One of the most important detection and compliance capabilities today, file integrity monitoring (FIM) provides the ability to detect signs of intrusion or improper […]

Dig Into FIM, ModSec, DevSecOps, and Secure Kubernetes at Atomicorp OSSEC Conference 2021

Posted on by Dean Lombardo

Practice FIM, Web Application Protection, DevSecOps, Kubernetes Troubleshooting— Topics such as file integrity monitoring (FIM), ModSecurity web application security, securing Kubernetes, and the importance of security in DevOps will be explored during Atomicorp’s OSSEC Conference 2021, a four-day virtual conference, Tuesday, Oct. 19 through Friday, Oct. 22. OSSEC Conference 2021 consists of two full days […]

File Integrity Monitoring (FIM) Tools and HIDS – the Foundation for Security and Compliance in a Cloudy World

Posted on by Mike Shinn

File integrity monitoring (FIM) tools and a host-based intrusion detection system (HIDS) are the foundation for security and compliance, including NIST, PCI-DSS, GDPR, and more. HIDS (host-based intrusion detection system) is a security system that monitors the computing devices on which it is installed, the traffic between devices, the containers on the device, and that […]

File Integrity Monitoring (FIM) Tools ‘in Action’ for Endpoint Intrusion Detection and Response

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Your security systems can’t stop an attack unless they detect there is one, making file integrity monitoring (FIM), or the ability to automatically track changes to the environment, crucial in detection and prevention. This detection needs to be not only fast but deep enough to stop the likes of the SolarWinds Sunburst attack, which leveraged […]

Six Ways to Employ FIM Toward Security and Compliance

Posted on by Mike Shinn

“What is advanced FIM – file integrity monitoring? Leading FIM tools all inspect more than just files, they detect threats, prompt rapid response, and provide a foundation for compliance.”  When there’s turnover and shortage of training, skills or personnel, companies turn to software, SaaS, and process automation from the cloud to help them run, manage […]

Meet PCI-DSS and Compliance Requirements With File Integrity Monitoring Tools (FIM) From Atomicorp

Posted on by Mike Shinn

(File integrity monitoring tools are crucial for meeting security and compliance requirements, but they’re also critical to answering the most important question when something happens: What changed? The following blog and FIM whitepaper explore compliance challenges and empowering agents such as FIM.) Compliance challenges. Manually going through logs. Auditing. Tired human eyes missing evidence of […]

Endpoint Security and Moving to the Secure Access Service Edge (SASE)

Posted on by Dean Lombardo

(What is endpoint security? Atomicorp whitepaper provides seven easy steps to give endpoint security and secure access service edge, aka SASE, a boost. Read the whitepaper.) What is an endpoint and how many do you have? If you don’t know, chances are you struggle with endpoint security. Many vendors will tell you endpoint security is […]

OSSEC for FIM – 6 Whys and Ways to Security and Compliance

Posted on by Casey Priester

Leverage open source security (OSSEC) for file integrity monitoring (FIM), easier compliance, and to accelerate overall enterprise-strength security. 2020’s shift to large-scale remote work and distributed computing forced IT teams to roll out new or expanded services just to keep the business running. 2021 must be about reinforcing security and compliance across this rapidly- and […]