[CentOS] AIDE or OSSEC on CentOS 5.4 x86_64?

mark m.roth at 5-cent.us
Sun Nov 29 00:55:29 UTC 2009

David McGuffey wrote:
> Starting with a fresh load and after I finish hardening the load
> following the Center for Internet Security (CIS) guidance, I'm wondering
> whether AIDE or OSSEC would be a better intrusion detection system.
We've just started with OSSEC at work. I'm told they'd tried AIDE before I 
started, and it gave a *humongous* number of warnings. OSSEC is bad enough, 
when I do a yum update, for example.


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concerned about widescale unemployment, underemployment, and job
outsourcing, people act as if the problem were nothing more than the
victims being depressed, as if depression always took place in a vacuum." - M. 

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