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Bitdefender Internet Security 2012 Review

Introduction I do examine Security Software now and then to see what’s going on, if there are any new developments and what the state of affairs is when it comes to consumer grade Antivirus and Firewall software. Countermeasures are useful, especially when it comes to less tech savvy users (which we may happen to live […]

Topic: Advertorial, Countermeasures, Malware, Security Software

pytbull – Intrusion Detection/Prevention System (IDS/IPS) Testing Framework

pytbull is an Intrusion Detection/Prevention System (IDS/IPS) Testing Framework for Snort, Suricata and any IDS/IPS that generates an alert file. It can be used to test the detection and blocking capabilities of an IDS/IPS, to compare IDS/IPS, to compare configuration modifications and to check/validate configurations. The framework is shipped with about 300 tests grouped in […]

Topic: Countermeasures, Networking Hacking, Security Software

Smooth-Sec – All In One Pre-Configured IDS/IPS System

Smooth-Sec is a ready to-go IDS/IPS (Intrusion Detection/Prevention System) Linux distribution based on the multi threaded Suricata IDS/IPS engine and Snorby, the top notch web application for network security monitoring. Smooth-Sec is built on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS using the TurnKey Core base as development platform. Functionality is the key point that allows a user to […]

Topic: Countermeasures, Networking Hacking, Security Software

Sunbelt Software Bought By GFI For An Undisclosed Sum

Looks like this is the way business is heading, especially in the software sector. As led by the giants Microsoft, acquisition is the way to get new and innovative software without having to produce it yourself! Sunbelt Blog is one of the few we actually link to in the sidebar and also read regularly. They […]

Topic: Malware

sectool – Security Audit Tool & IDS

sectool is a security tool that can be used both as a security audit as well as a part of an intrusion detection system. It consists of set of tests, library and textual/graphical frontend. Tests are sorted into groups and security levels. Administrators can run selected tests, groups or whole security levels. Security Levels Naive […]

Topic: Countermeasures, Security Software

Flint – Web-based Firewall Rule Scanner

Flint examines firewalls, quickly computes the effect of all the configuration rules, and then spots problems so you can: CLEAN UP RUSTY CONFIGURATIONS that are crudded up with rules that can’t match traffic. ERADICATE LATENT SECURITY PROBLEMS lurking in overly-permissive rules SANITY CHECK CHANGES to see if new rules create problems. Flint is absolutely free. […]

Topic: Countermeasures, Networking Hacking, Security Software

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