Tag: Open Source Security

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What is GRSecurity

Grsecurity┬« is an extensive security enhancement to the Linux kernel that defends against a wide range of security threats through intelligent access control, memory corruption-based exploit prevention, and a host of other system hardening that generally require no configuration. It has been actively developed and maintained for the past 15 years. Commercial support for grsecurity…
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The Ethics of Information Security

The ethical vision of security testing constitutes rules of engagement that have to be followed by an auditor to present professional, ethical, and authorized practices. These rules define how the testing services should be offered, how the testing should be performed, determine the legal contracts and negotiations, define the scope of testing, prepare the test…
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How to Audit Information Security using Open Source Security tool OSSEC

OSSEC is an Open Source Host-based Intrusion Detection System that performs log analysis, file integrity checking, policy monitoring, root-kit detection, real-time alerting and active response. It runs on most operating systems, including Linux, Mac OS, Solaris, HP-UX, AIX and Windows.

WordPress 4.0.1 Security Release

Posted November 20, 2014 by Andrew Nacin. Filed under Releases, Security. WordPress 4.0.1 is now available. This is a critical security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately.