Thursday, February 20, 2020

Install and Configure NAXSI Nginx WAF on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Welcome to our guide on how to install and configure NAXSI Nginx WAF on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. NAXSI is an acronym for Nginx Anti XSS and SQL injection. It is an opensource, high performance and low rules maintenance web application firewall (WAF) module for NGINX. Unlike other WAFs that rely on signatures to detect and prevent web attacks such as...

How to Install and Use ClamAV Antivirus on Ubuntu 18.04

ClamAV is an open source antivirus engine for detecting trojans, viruses, malware, adwares, rootkits and other malicious threats. It supports multiple file formats, file and archive unpacking, and multiple signature languages such as hash-based signature matching, wildcards, boolean logic and any custom rules written in Bytecode language. ClamAV includes a multi-threaded scanner daemon, command line utilities for on demand file...

Installing Metasploit on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

This guide is about how installing Metasploit on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Metasploit Framework provides a platform and tools for performing deep system security auditing as well as penetration testing to unearth, exploit and validate every other would-be vulnerability. Metasploit is available in both the commercial and opensource version (thanks to Rapid 7 for teaming up with OSS community). We...

How to Set System Wide Proxy in Ubuntu 18.04

In this guide, we are going to learn how to set system wide proxy in Ubuntu 18.04. Imagine you are in a local network environment where access to the Internet is also possible when you are going through a proxy server. Well, in this guide we are gonna learn how to configure system wide proxy settings on your Ubuntu...

Configure Nagios Availability Monitoring on AlienVault USM/OSSIM

In this guide, we are going to learn how to configure Nagios Availability Monitoring on AlienVault USM/OSSIM. We will cover how to configure host as well as service availability monitoring. Host monitoring reports whether an asset is up or down while Services monitoring discovers services on an asset and monitors their availability. AlienVault uses Nagios by default for host availability...

Enforce Password Complexity Policy On Ubuntu 18.04

Hello folks. Today, we are going to learn how to enforce password complexity policy on Ubuntu 18.04. As you realize, the traditional way of using passwords is still the major method of authenticating to various services. As a result, it is a good idea for every system admin to ensure that strong password policy is enforced since it is...

How to Install and Configure DVWA Lab on Ubuntu 18.04 server

Hello there, today we are going to learn how to install and configure DVWA lab on Ubuntu 18.04 server. DVWA has been defined as a damn vulnerable PHP/MySQL based web application whose main goals are to aid security professionals to test their skills and tools in a legal environment, help web developers better understand the processes of securing web applications...

Configure APT Proxy on Debian 10 Buster

In this guide guide, we are going to learn how to configure APT Proxy on Debian 10 Buster. If you are be running a Debian 10 system behind a proxy server, chances are you have unsuccessfully tried to install packages. Learn how to configure APT package manager to use HTTP or HTTPS proxy server while pulling packages...

Configure IPSEC VPN using StrongSwan on Ubuntu 18.04

In this guide, we are going to learn how to configure IPSEC VPN using StrongSwan on Ubuntu 18.04. We covered similar guides on how to install OpenVPN server on Fedora 29 and FreeBSD 12. You can check that by following the links below; Install and Configure OpenVPN Server FreeBSD 12 Install and Setup OpenVPN Server on Fedora 29/CentOS 7 Well,...

How to Install IBM QRadar CE v7.3.1 on VirtualBox

In this guide, we are going to learn how to install IBM QRadar CE v7.3.1 on VirtualBox. The QRadar Community Edition v7.3.1 is the latest release that comes with new and improved features such as; Support for IBM Security X-Force Threat Intelligence which provides IP reputation data for users Password policy updates Updated user interface New Event Collection service...