Host Integrity Monitoring Using Osiris and Samhain


  • Brian Wotring

This book will walk the reader through the process of preparing and deploying open source host integrity monitoring software, specifically, Osiris and Samhain. From the configuration and installation to maintenance, testing, and fine-tuning, this book will cover everything needed to correctly deploy a centralized host integrity monitoring solution. The domain includes home networks on up to large-scale enterprise environments.Throughout the book, realistic and practical configurations will be provided for common server and desktop platforms. By the end of the book, the reader will not only understand the strengths and limitations of host integrity tools, but also understand how to effectively make use of them in order to integrate them into a security policy.
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Book information

  • Published: July 2005
  • Imprint: SYNGRESS
  • ISBN: 978-1-59749-018-4

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Fundamentals; Chapter 2: Understanding The Terrain In order to be effective at understanding what to monitor; Chapter 3: Threats; Chapter 4: Planning The key to obtaining the most out of the adoption of host integrity tools; Chapter 5: Osiris; Chapter 6: Samhain; Chapter 7: Analysis and Response; Appendix A: Monitoring Linksys Devices Appendix B: Advanced Strategies