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Import Assets to AlienVault USM/OSSIM using a CSV file

In this article, we are going to learn how to import assets to AlienVault USM/OSSIM using CSV file. The assets in this case refers to hosts, servers, routers, or any other device or endpoint you want to monitor for HIDs, NIDs, file integrity, vulnerability using AlienVault USM/OSSIM server. In our previous article, we learned how to install and set up...

How to Rename KVM Virtual Machine with virsh command

Have you Installed KVM Virtual Machines on your system and feel like the names assigned to them are not up to your taste? Worry not for this is how to simply rename that virtual machine. Take for example, as in my case, your virtual machine is assigned a name like generic and you want to rename it to at least...

How to Setup Master-Slave DNS Server using BIND on CentOS 7

Welcome gurus to this very tutorial on how to install and configure BIND (Berkeley Internet Name Domain) utility as both Master and Slave DNS server on CentOS. There are different open-source packages that can be used to configure DNS nameservers. Some of these packages include BIND, dnsmasq, and unbound. In this tutorial, we are going to use BIND package to...

How to install and configure AlienVault OSSIM 5.5 on VirtualBox

In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to install and set up AlienVault OSSIM 5.5 SIEM on VirtualBox. If you are a Blue Team security analyst, in one way or another you must have heard of or interact with not one, not two SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) solutions. Well, AlienVault is one of the leading SIEM...

How to Add and Scan a Target for Vulnerabilities on OpenVAS Scanner

In our previous article, we discussed how to install and setup OpenVAS Vulnerability Scanner on Ubuntu 18.04. In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to add and scan a target host for any vulnerability using OpenVAS Scanner. Want to use PostgreSQL database with OpenVAS 9 instead of the default SQLite? See the link below on how to configure OpenVAS...

How to Install and Setup OpenVAS 9 Vulnerability Scanner on Ubuntu 18.04

Hello there. In this guide, we will be learning about how to install and setup OpenVAS 9 Vulnerability Scanner on Ubuntu 18.04. OpenVAS is the world's most advanced Open Source vulnerability scanner and manager. It is a software framework of several services and tools offering a comprehensive and powerful vulnerability scanning and vulnerability management solution. It executes the actual Network...

How to Install and Configure Pound as Apache HTTP Load balancer on Ubuntu 16.04

In this guide, we are going to learn how to install and configure Pound as an Apache http /https requests load balancer on Ubuntu 16.04. So what exactly is Pound and how does it work? Pound is an open source reverse-proxy as well as load balancing server platform. It accepts requests from HTTP/HTTPS clients and distributes them to one or more...

How to Install and Configure BackupPC as a Backup Server on Ubuntu 18.04

In this guide, we will learn how to install and configure BackupPC on an Ubuntu 18.04 server and use it as back up server. BackupPC is a free, high-performance enterprise-grade backup software suite with a web-based frontend that can be used for backing up Linux, Windows and macOS PCs and laptops to a server's disk. BackupPC is highly configurable, easy...

How to install and Configure iSCSI Storage Server on Ubuntu 18.04

Hello guys, in this tutorial we are going to learn how to install and configure iSCSI storage server on Ubuntu 18.04. Well, iSCSI, an acronym for Internet Small Computer System Interface, is a Storage Area Network protocol that is used by the organizations to facilitate online storage management. It relies on TCP/IP networks to send SCSI commands between the initiator...

How Install and Configure iSCSI Storage server on CentOS 7

In our previous tutorial, we covered how to install and configure iSCSI storage server on Ubuntu 18.04 and in this tutorial, we are going to learn how to implement the same on CentOS 7 and other RHEL derivatives. In this deployment, we will be using two CentOS 7 servers, one acting as the iSCSI target while the other functions as...