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github merge accepted to librenms


I recently implemented LibreNMS to monitor network infrastructure, hosts, and application performance. This system augmented an existing system that is used for alerting. During the implementation I notice that a core piece, and important piece to me, was not function. After investigation and discussion with the community and input from others, I rolled up my […]

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Information Assurance by NSA


iadgov github repository came up in a meeting today. GRASSMARLIN is used in the ICS/SCADA sector for passive identification of critical infrastructure. New toys… Information Assurance by NSA The official GitHub organization account for the Information Assurance mission at NSA. https://github.com/iadgov Also see: GRASSMARLIN, an open-source tool for passive ICS network mapping

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Nmap OS database submissions


Date: Fri, 18 Dec 2009 17:06:30 -0800 (PST) To: Jason Ellison From: David Fifield Cc: Fyodor Subject: Nmap OS database submissions Jason Ellison: I’m David Fifield, the one who handles Nmap OS submissions. I recently finished integrating submissions from between May and November 2009. I want to thank you because during that period you were […]

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Open source security initiatives


Transparency in the field of security is important. It allows a crowd sourcing or review, which can be helpful. Open Web Application Security Project https://www.owasp.org/ OpenSCAP : Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) https://www.open-scap.org/ Qubes OS https://www.qubes-os.org/

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Cisco Network Security Baseline


Companies with basic Cisco network security needs should consider the following book… by Cisco.

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Publications


I managed to recover some older publications today. These really need to be cleaned up and reprocessed utilizing modern tools and compression.

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AXFR’s in 2016 ?


I was doing some DNS research and analysis this week.  I attempted to do an AXFR against all TLD’s listed by IANA. Quite unexpectedly, I received entire zones from 6 TLDs which were as follows: .ee Estonian .eg Egypt .er Eritrea .gy Guyana .mw Malawi .sv El Salvador I looped through the domains listed in “http://data.iana.org/TLD/tlds-alpha-by-domain.txt”, trying […]

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Hello world!


Bonjour le monde!

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