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Instant OSSEC Host-based Intrusion Detection by Brad Lhotsky

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Chapter 1. Instant OSSEC Host-based Intrusion Detection

Welcome to Instant OSSEC Host-based Intrusion Detection. This book will walk you through the installation, configuration, and customization of the OSSEC host-based intrusion detection system (HIDS). We will explore many features of OSSEC and how they can be used to improve the overall security, provide valuable insight into systems operations, automate the detection of false positives to provide relevant alerting data, and more.

Installing OSSEC (Simple)

In this chapter we'll download, install, and configure a simple OSSEC local profile. This profile incorporates all of the OSSEC's features into a single installation that will work on its own. OSSEC also supports a server-agent model, where ...

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