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  • Compiling OpenSSH on Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn Server

    Find out how to compile OpenSSH on the latest version of Ubuntu, Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn Server, to get safely connected to your remote servers. 

  • Security information management: OSSIM

    Get an enterprise-wide view of the state of security with OSSIM, Open Source Security Information Management, a monitoring package of integrated open source tools. 

  • Improving Snort performance with Barnyard

    Increasing the speed and efficiency of intrusion-detection system application Snort means reduced false positives and more focus on actual threats. You can do this with Barnyard, a third-party application that leaves Snort with more capacity to scan/... 

  • Firekeeper configuration: Hardening your Firefox browser

    Enjoy safe browsing with Firekeeper, an IDS engine based on the same principles as Snort, that integrates with your Firefox browser. You'll find out how to handle alerts and configure white and black lists. 

  • SUSE security: Forgotten passwords, AppArmor

    A security expert describes how to harden your openSUSE 10.2 installation and talks about open source security tools. 

  • Qpsmtpd: MTA integration and testing

    Qpsmtpd is a Perl-based smtpd daemon used for spam prevention. In the final installment, we'll learn how to integrate qpsmtpd with the mail transfer agent and debug the setup. 

  • 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. 

  • 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. 

  • 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. 

  • 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 ...