Posts Categorized: Security

Server cabinet door alarm

The first step in securing servers is to ensure that they are physically as secure as possible and and then monitored for unauthorized access  Many times when setting up servers in a small office or co-location facility many people have their systems in a locking cabinet within a moderately secured physical building.  However a determined… Read more »

OSSEC Daily Reports

As with any user of OSSEC, analyzing and working with the data is the key to successfully managing your environment.  From a prior post you can see we are monitoring events as they occur which is good for catching serious issues as they occur; however, it is not usually the best way to document what… Read more »

Vyatta border gateway passthrough filtering

Vyatta routers bring high-quality enterprise routing in an open-source package. Like many projects it was originally designed for small office/home configurations but has grown to enterprise solutions. The current documentation on filtering between zones does not tie everything together well enough to understand zone filtering. This post will walk through a complex filter configuration for a vyatta running as a border gateway and not a small office/home gateway.