Network Introspection with Open Source Tools

Network Introspection with Open Source Tools

By Brad Lhotsky
Date: Saturday, October 11, 2008 02:20 PM
Duration: 50 minutes
Target audience: 3
Tags: automation ids introspection monitoring network perl security

With limited resources, my small research program at NIH has to rely on Perl and other Open Source tools to satisfy all of our IT needs, including Information Security. This presentation intends to demonstrate how to leverage a variety of Open Source Projects to gain a better understanding of your network.

The talk will cover Perl as a glue between several open source projects including: PostgreSQL, Netdisco, syslog, Snort, OSSEC-HIDS, dnsmasq, and RRDTool. It will also discuss the strengths of these projects and why they were incorporated into the system. There will also be some overview of POE.

Attended by: Michael Schwern (‎Schwern‎), Andy Grundman (‎andyg‎), Kelli Ireland, David Nolan, Michael Aquilina (‎aquilina‎), Sterling Hanenkamp (‎zostay‎), Jonathan David, Tom Peters,

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