Posts Tagged: Security

Bash Security Vulnerability Patch Instructions

A new major security vulnerability impacting Linux customers who leverage Bash as their shell was announced in Sepetember. ZZ Servers strongly recommends customers exposed to this vulnerability apply the appropriate security patch as soon as possible. Below are instructions for patching your systems: For Debian or Ubuntu, run the following command:   apt-get update &&… 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 »

ZZ Servers Expands to Equinix Ashburn

ZZ Servers a premier compliance based hosting provider has completed the migration of their old datacenter facility in Beltsville Maryland to Equinix Ashburn, a world class facility in Ashburn Virginia. This migration brings substantial upgrades to existing infrastructure with fully redundant n+1 UPS, generator and air conditioning. Additionally, network capabilities have been increased to multiple… Read more »

Anti Virus and PCI Compliance

Last year PCI DSS 1.2 was released changing the intent of the controls required for anti-virus software. In version 1.1 anti-virus software was only required for systems commonly affected by viruses and excluded UNIX based operating systems and mainframes. Version 1.2 now requires all operating system types commonly affected by malicious software be protected and… Read more »