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 »
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ZZ Servers Managing Partner, David M. Zendzian (@dmz006) will be presenting How Do You Know Your Colo Isn’t “Inside” Your Cabinet, A Simple Alarm Using Teensy” which is based on a prior blog post.
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 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 »
Smart phones have become an essential part of our lives, and we store everything on them, from our emails, facebook, text messages, events, tasks and contacts. Losing such a device is therefore a real nightmare, as you will not only lose access to all of this information, but if your device falls into the wrong… Read more »
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 »