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  • Mitigating brute-force password risks

     

  • PFsense for firewalling

     

  • Protecting your wireless network

    Security expert James Turnbull explains the principles of wireless security. 

  • Nagios plug-ins help device monitoring

    Find out where to go for customized Nagios plug-ins that will help you monitor Windows and Linux machines and get some timesaving tips. 

  • Defining event rules in Simple Event Correlation

    Simple Event Correlation is an open source tool designed for reading incoming data feeds and performing actions based on user-defined rules. In this tip, we'll learn about defining different types of rules associated with events and correlation. 

  • Simple Event Correlation installation and configuration

    Simple Event Correlation is an open source tool designed for reading incoming data feeds and performing actions based on user-defined rules. Learn how to install and configure this small- to medium-sized enterprise appropriate tool. 

  • Defensive measures for evolving phishing tactics

    From image spam to cross-site scripting, hackers certainly have a large arsenal of weapons to choose from. But as AT&T recently learned, hackers are putting a new twist on ever-dependable phishing schemes to gain access to confidential and sensitive ... 

  • OSSEC: The server and agent model

    Get the benefit of regular alerts and status reports from configuring open source IDS/IPS OSSEC to run as a server and agent model. 

  • Host intrusion detection with OSSEC

    Keep your corporate network secure with open source OSSEC, an intrusion detection and prevention services tool that provides host agent and file integrity agent capabilities on Windows and Linux. In this tip, a security expert provides a walkthrough ... 

  • Firms find open source way to save over HP OpenView

    For one-tenth the cost of systems management software from Hewlett-Packard and the like, IT managers chose an outsourced solution based on the open source Nagios stack.