Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) Tools
What is OSSEC HIDS?
OSSEC HIDS is a multi-platform, scalable and open source host based intrusion detection system that has a great and powerful correlation and analysis engine.
Is OSSEC HIDS Free?
Yes, downloading and use of this product is free of charge.
Does OSSEC HIDS Work on all Operating Systems?
It runs on most operating systems, including Linux, MacOS, Solaris, HP-UX, AIX and Windows.
What are the Typical Uses for OSSEC HIDS?
OSSEC HIDS performs integrity checking, log analysis, time-based alerting, log analysis and active response. It is commonly used as a solution to SEM/SIM and because of its great log analysis engine, a lot of universities, ISPs and companies are running this tool to monitor and analyze their IDS, firewalls, authentication logs and web servers.