What is Ossec?

It is a free, open-source host-based intrusion detection system. It performs log analysis, integrity checking, registry monitoring, rootkit detection, time-based alerting, and active response.
Ossec is a tool in the Security category of a tech stack.

Who uses Ossec?

Companies
5 companies reportedly use Ossec in their tech stacks, including Sucuri, Inc, AresRPG, and Jobinja.

Developers
5 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Ossec.

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Ossec's Features

  • Open Source HIDS
  • Multiplatform HIDS
  • PCI Compliance

Ossec Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Ossec?
osquery
osquery exposes an operating system as a high-performance relational database. This allows you to write SQL-based queries to explore operating system data. With osquery, SQL tables represent abstract concepts such as running processes, loaded kernel modules, open network connections, browser plugins, hardware events or file hashes.
Splunk
Splunk Inc. provides the leading platform for Operational Intelligence. Customers use Splunk to search, monitor, analyze and visualize machine data.
Wazuh
It is a free, open source and enterprise-ready security monitoring solution for threat detection, integrity monitoring, incident response and compliance.
Snort
It is an open-source, free and lightweight network intrusion detection system (NIDS) software for Linux and Windows to detect emerging threats.
OpenSSL
It is a robust, commercial-grade, and full-featured toolkit for the Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocols. It is also a general-purpose cryptography library.
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Ossec's Followers
10 developers follow Ossec to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
worladorn Sirisang
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cheomar ndiaye
khaider khalid
Vishal Patil
John Nelson
John Doe
Harshil Darji
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Mohinish Basha