Installing and configuring OSSEC(host based intrusion detection)


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OSSEC is a full platform to monitor and control your systems. It mixes together all the aspects of HIDS (host-based intrusion detection), log monitoring and SIM/SIEM together in a simple, powerful and open source solution.

File Integrity checking
There is one thing in common to any attack to your networks and computers: they change your systems in some way. The goal of file integrity checking (or FIM – file integrity monitoring) is to detect these changes and alert you when they happen. It can be an attack, or a misuse by an employee or even a typo by an admin, any file, directory or registry change will be alerted to you.

Log Monitoring
Your operating system wants to speak to you, but do you know how to listen? Every operating system, application, and device on your network generate logs (events) to let you know what is happening. OSSEC collects, analyzes…

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