The Appeal of Open Source Security (OSSEC) to Small and Midsize Businesses

Posted on by Mike Shinn

An open source DevSecOps approach enables small to midsize enterprises to keep pace with security threats as digital business expands. Atomic OSSEC intrusion detection and Atomic Protector cloud workload protection solutions reflect this open source DevSecOps approach, helping small IT teams to rapidly secure the services and apps they must deliver. Cyber-attacks are getting increasingly […]

Podcast: What the Equifax Hack Tells Us About Cybersecurity

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The Equifax data breach quickly arose to become one of the most notorious in history. It was large. Over 147 million people had their financial records exposed to hackers. At least as of March 2018 that was the number. It has been revised upward a number of times and there could be more. The data […]

Podcast: What is a WAF and How Are They Different from Firewalls

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Web application firewalls (WAFs) have become ubiquitous in our always connected, cloud-driven world. Any device that is exposed to the internet is vulnerable and WAFs can eliminate the risk of entire classes of attacks and vulnerabilities from ever threatening system security. However, not all WAFs and configurations are created equal. Good WAFs block what you […]

Two Rules of a Good Web Application Firewall

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    There are two rules of a good web application firewall (WAF). Atomicorp CEO Mike Shinn talks about stopping attacks and not interfering with legitimate traffic in today’s video interview. He also discusses how failure along these two principles led directly to the Equifax hack. The Most Comprehensive Modsecurity WAF Atomic Secured WAF is […]