[logs] OSSEC Host-Based IDS v0.1

From: Daniel Cid (danielcid@private)
Date: Wed Jul 13 2005 - 12:31:59 PDT

Ossec HIDS v0.1 is available for download.

OSSEC HIDS is a self-contained system for Host-based
intrusion detection. It performs log extraction,
integrity checking and health
monitoring. All this information is correlated and
analyzed by a single engine, creating a very powerfull
detection tool.

As an HIDS, agents need to be installed on every
server/system to be monitored. On each of these
systems, the OSSEC HIDS agent
will collect every log generated (in real time),
perform integrity checking and health monitoring.
These information will be encoded, encrypted and sent
to the OSSEC HIDS analysis server.

On the OSSEC HIDS analysis server, these events will
be compared against a set of "analysis rules", checked
using the "FTS" detection and using a statistical
analysis. The analysis server can also receive syslog
messages remotely (UDP 514) and analyze
Snort, Barnyard and Apache logs (for better

For more information:

To Download:


Daniel B. Cid, CISSP
daniel.cid @ (at) gmail.com

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