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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 Snort Intrusion Detection System w/ Barnyard2 and PostgreSQL Support
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Media and Research Requests
For journalists of all media, please use my PGP key for e-mail communications. Most requests I receive are for validating claims of major security events or vulnerabilities.

About one out of every five events I examine turn out to be fully or partially true. Our little community is increasingly becoming filled with rotten apples.

There is also an assumption of anonymity on my part, with exceptions only in very specific and authorized situations.


For research discoveries and disclosure, I already have a trusted list of journalists. For individuals and groups looking to include me in their efforts, please communicate using my PGP key listed above. Do your due dilligence first. I get a lot of requests and vetting what is legitimate is time consuming..
Splunk|  Blog

Meet the Splunkterns: Nathan Yeh

1 September 2015 - Welcome back to our “Meet the Splunktern” series. We hope you have enjoyed learning about the many opportunities for students at Splunk so far. The intern program at Splunk has many perks, including the events that the University Recruiting team organizes to help incorporate us [the Splunkterns]…

Using Splunk Alerts to Set McAfee ePO System Tags

1 September 2015 - McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (henceforth, “ePO”) is a tool used by many organizations to manage McAfee (now Intel Security) endpoint security products on their servers and endpoints. If you use ePO, you know how useful ePO system tags can be. For example, you can automatically or manually tag a s…

How Splunk Is Supporting the Federal CDM Program: Part 1

31 August 2015 - The Federal Government’s Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program is one of the most important and widely discussed cybersecurity initiatives. In the face of high-profile breaches and increasingly sophisticated hackers, the CDM program is positioned to become more valuable as legislator…

Optimizing Integrated Eligibility Systems to Improve the Citizen Experience

27 August 2015 - Government healthcare agencies often face strong pressure to operate more efficiently as a result of budget cuts, the retirement wave, or to improve citizen services. They are expected to reduce fraud and billing errors, while simultaneously enhancing quality of services and improving security measu…

CanDeal Can Do with Splunk

26 August 2015 - I love listening to our customers talk about their passion for Splunk software. The stories they share about never-ending ways they can utilize our software are truly inspiring and there is typically a common thread: it usually starts with one use case in one department. As one customer put it: “S…

Snort  |  Blog

Snort Subscriber Rule Set Update for 09/01/2015

1 September 2015 - Just released:Snort Subscriber Rule Set Update for 09/01/2015We welcome the introduction of the newest rule release from Talos. In this release we introduced 18 new rules and made modifications to 15 additional rules. There were no changes made to the snort.conf in this release.Talos's rul…

Snort++ Build 167 Available Now

31 August 2015 - Snort++ build 167 is now available on snort.org.  This is the latest monthly update of the downloads.  You can also get the latest updates from github (snortadmin/snort3) which is updated weekly.New Featuressupport multiple script-path args and single filesflow depth support for new_http_i…

Snort Subscriber Rule Set Update for 08/27/2015

28 August 2015 - Just released:Snort Subscriber Rule Set Update for 08/27/2015We welcome the introduction of the newest rule release from Talos. In this release we introduced 47 new rules and made modifications to 36 additional rules. There were no changes made to the snort.conf in this release.Talos's rul…

Snort Subscriber Rule Set Update for 08/25/2015

25 August 2015 - Just released:Snort Subscriber Rule Set Update for 08/25/2015We welcome the introduction of the newest rule release from Talos. In this release we introduced 48 new rules and made modifications to 7 additional rules. There were no changes made to the snort.conf in this release. Talos would…

Snort OpenAppID Detectors have been updated!

25 August 2015 - An update has been released today for the Snort OpenAppID Detector content.This release, build 251, includesA total of 2,633 detectors.This was a maintenance release with some minor fixes and improvementsIt also includes some additional detectors that came in from the open source community. For more…


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