Improving OSSEC Manageability, Security, and Compliance with Atomic Enterprise OSSEC

Posted on by Mike Shinn

With more than 500,000 downloads per year and hundreds of thousands of active installs, OSSEC is the world’s most widely used open source host-based intrusion detection system (HIDS).  OSSEC is used by organizations in virtually every industry and geography to meet critical security and compliance requirements both on-premise and in the cloud. The open source […]

Leveraging OSSEC for Cloud Compliance and Security

Posted on by sshinn

Moving to the cloud presents a host of security and compliance responsibilities for enterprise security and IT teams.  While cloud providers handle hardware and infrastructure, cloud workloads themselves must be secured by the enterprise. Traditional on-premise controls and network security don’t work in the perimeter-less virtual environment of the public cloud. OSSEC offers a free […]

Podcast: What Is File Integrity Monitoring (FIM)?

Posted on by cody woods

File Integrity Monitoring is designed to notify you when files have changed on a system. It was one of the very first security detection capabilities in existence and is almost as old as passwords. FIM for PCI DSS Compliance and Other Security Protocols FIM has also been incorporated into many regulatory and security protocols. Mike […]

OSSEC and PCI DSS Compliance

Posted on by Mike Shinn

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 […]

Atomicorp Launches Linux Security Podcast

Posted on by Mike Shinn

Today, Atomicorp formally launches the Linux Security Podcast. Why? Well, we get a lot of questions about Linux and security and have been working across these two domains for about 25 years. There is clearly interest in discussing these topics, learning more about about them and also shedding light on the latest high-profile exploits and […]

How OSSEC Offers A New FIM Option for Compliance and Security

Posted on by Mike Shinn

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 […]