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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?

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


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Why developers like Ossec?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers 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 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 Inc. provides the leading platform for Operational Intelligence. Customers use Splunk to search, monitor, analyze and visualize machine data.
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.
Let's Encrypt
Let’s Encrypt is a free, automated, and open certificate authority brought to you by the non-profit Internet Security Research Group (ISRG).
Sqreen is a security platform that helps engineering team protect their web applications, API and micro-services in real-time. The solution installs with a simple application library and doesn't require engineering resources to operate. Security anomalies triggered are reported with technical context to help engineers fix the code. Ops team can assess the impact of attacks and monitor suspicious user accounts involved.
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Ossec's Followers
2 developers follow Ossec to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Mohinish Basha
Jeff Mcneill