What is GIT image

 

Git is a wildly popular free distributed revision control system that enables developers to manage larger projects with greater efficiency – specifically projects that require multiple developers. Git was originally developed to run in the Linux Kernel development environment in 2005 with an emphasis on supporting non-linear workflows with… Read More

What is DNS image

 

Domain Name Servers, commonly called “DNS” for short, keep IP addresses organized and documented. IP addresses, comprised solely of numeral characters, are incredibly difficult for human users to remember, but they’re also necessary for the internet to locate and transfer data. To enable these users to locate data on… Read More

Configuring Log Files in Red Hat Linux image

All proficient Linux users rely heavily on log files. These files are used to access information not only about the user’s operating system itself, but also the services and applications that run off of it. Log files may also be used for information about system security,… Read More

Ghost Vulnerability Image Post

Early in 2015, the Qualys security research team discovered an extremely critical vulnerability in the Linux GNU C Library (glibc for short). The vulnerability, dubbed “GHOST,” would allow hackers to take control of a system remotely without requiring them to provide any security credentials. By accessing the glibc, a hacker… Read More

OSSEC Protection image

 

OSSEC is a popular host-based intrusion detection system (HIDS). One of the factors driving OSSEC’s popularity is that it is an open-source project, meaning that it’s available at no cost. Able to run on Windows, Linux, MacOS, Solaris, HP-UX and AIX, OSSEC is a HIDS that nearly everyone can take… Read More