Sponsor: AlienVault

Beginner’s Guide to Open Source Intrusion Detection Tools

This whitepaper provides an overview of Open Source IDS and the various IDS tools available today. Whether you need to monitor hosts or the networks connecting them to identify the latest threats, these are some of the best open source intrusion detection (IDS) tools available to you.

You'll learn:

  • The functions of network & host-based IDS, and file integrity monitoring
  • A list of the most popular Open Source IDS tools
  • Pros and cons of the various tools available today
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How to Build a Security Operations Center (on a Budget)

Get All 5 Chapters of AlienVault’s How to Build a Security Operations Center (On a Budget) in 1 eBook! You'll get an in-depth look at how organizations with limited resources can set up a successful operations center for monitoring, detecting, containing, and remediating IT threats across applications, devices, systems, networks, and locations.

The chapters you'll read focus on:

  • The roles and responsibilities involved in a security operations team
  • The key processes you'll need to build a security operations center
  • The essential security monitoring tools needed for a fully functional security operations center
  • How threat intelligence is used in a security operations center
  • Real world examples of how organizations have used AlienVault USM to power their security operations center

For many organizations (unless you work for a large bank), building a SOC may seem like an impossible task. With limited resources (time, staff, and budget), setting up an operations center supported by multiple monitoring technologies and real-time threat updates doesn’t seem all that DIY. Download this eBook today to learn how to build a SOC without requiring costly implementation services or large teams to manage it.

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Open Source Network Security Tools for Beginners

With so many open source tools available to help with network security, it can be tricky to figure out where to start, especially if you are an IT generalist who has been tasked with security.

In this white paper, we'll provide an overview of some of our favorite open source tools as well as tips on how to use them for network security.

You'll learn about using open source tools for:

  • Network discovery
  • Network IDS
  • Vulnerability scanning
  • Penetration testing

Download your copy today and learn how to get started with open source network security tools.

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Beginner’s Guide to Open Source Intrusion Detection Tools

This whitepaper provides an overview of Open Source IDS and the various IDS tools available today. Whether you need to monitor hosts or the networks connecting them to identify the latest threats, these are some of the best open source intrusion detection (IDS) tools available to you.

You'll learn:

  • The functions of network & host-based IDS, and file integrity monitoring
  • A list of the most popular Open Source IDS tools
  • Pros and cons of the various tools available today
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Detecting “WannaCry” Ransomware with AlienVault USM

“WannaCry” ransomware has hit tens of thousands of networks, bringing down hospital services, telecommunication services, financial institutions, and more.

In this free white paper, you'll learn:

  • How WannaCry infects systems
  • What you should update immediately
  • How to scan your environment for the MS17-010 vulnerability
  • How to continuously monitor your environment for intrusions and indicators of an exploit

Download this white paper now to learn how you can start using AlienVault USM to detect threats like WannaCry ransomware today.

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Expect More from your SIEM

Unlike security cameras, going from installation to insight with a traditional SIEM is far from straightforward. During this session, we'll cover a few common problems with SIEM technologies, and how you can avoid them. You'll walk away with a new perspective on an old problem - reducing the cost of security visibility.
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Quick Dirty Dozen PCI Compliance Simplified

Maintaining, verifying, and demonstrating compliance with the PCI-DSS standard is far from a trivial exercise. Attend this webinar to find out how to achieve quick and dirty PCI compliance - without getting your hands dirty.
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