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jeremy 12-16-2013 09:43 PM

Network Security Application of the Year
 
What's your favorite network-based security tool?

--jeremy

kooru 12-17-2013 01:40 AM

tcpdump

cengique 12-17-2013 12:59 PM

how about DenyHosts and sshblack? I use both of them.

jamesaharrisonuk 12-17-2013 10:47 PM

firewalld.....?

timsoft 12-18-2013 09:04 AM

another request for denyhosts here

jeremy 12-18-2013 10:16 AM

The most recent denyhosts release appears to have been in 2008.

--jeremy

timsoft 12-18-2013 04:29 PM

yes, it is one of those bits of software that "just works". no need for any changes. It gets installed on every server I set up, and keeps the brute force ssh attacks at bay.

Tux! 12-19-2013 01:34 AM

iptables :]

natharran 12-19-2013 01:37 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Tux! (Post 5083726)
iptables :]

Indeed :)

ricciare 12-20-2013 01:58 PM

Wireshark

landroni 12-22-2013 10:51 AM

Firestarter is quite old for a security app: last release was 2005. Is it judicious to include it in the list?

weirdwolf 12-22-2013 06:14 PM

Shorewall

wayward4now 01-02-2014 08:04 PM

Fail2ban
 
I'm just sayin', it just works. :)

dragoon_jas 01-12-2014 07:28 AM

shorewall

Rearden888 01-14-2014 11:46 PM

OSSEC? Is it not open source anymore? I can't remember


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