Intrusion detection systems : Using tripwire on Linux

Posted by LinuxCareer on Oct 2, 2011 8:45 PM EDT
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Whether you're an experienced system administrator or a Linux beginner, whether you're managing an enterprise-grade network or just your home network, you must be aware of security issues. One common mistake is to think that if you're a home user with few world-facing machines you're exempt from malicious attacks. The attacker will not get from you what (s)he can get from a large corporate network, but that does not mean you're safe. The earlier you become security-aware, the better. While the subject of network security is huge, today we chose an interesting piece of software named tripwire, a HIDS (Host-based Intrusion Detection System).

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