Podcast: What is OSSEC and Why People Use It

Posted on by Charles Gold

OSSEC, which is short for open source security, was founded in 2004. It is an open source project for cybersecurity and delivers the most robust endpoint detection and response (EDR) capabilities available to enterprises today. Scott Shinn, OSSEC project manager, introduced its most recent update to 3.0 at the OSSEC conference this past April. In […]

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 […]

How Do You Secure a Docker Container? Secure the Kernel First.

Posted on by Charles Gold

    CISOs and DevOps Take a Fresh Look at Docker Security Docker containers have revolutionized DevOps. However, their rapid adoption has well outpaced security practices. Very few Docker installations have any security measures in place at all. Traditional VPS and network security practices don’t protect container environments. This means containers are at risk even […]