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Balancing an ELK on top of a Raspberry, part oneby jefbags

Adding Intrusion Detection to OpenWRT with Raspberry Pi and ELK

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The goal of this projects is to install intrusion detection monitoring and alerting on a home lab network. The following components will be installed and configured:

  1. Set up and configure Raspbian on Raspberry Pi
  2. Install and configure Suricata for Intrusion Detection
  3. Utilize Elastic, Logstash and Kibana for monitoring and log management

Let’s Begin!

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MHN: Deploying a Honeypot Sensorby jefbags

MHN: Deploying a Honeypot

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In the last post, I finished setting up the server, and installing the Modern Honey Network (MHN) server and infrastructure. Everything seems to stable and running ok, so now it’s time to move on to deploying the sensors. Fortunately, the MHN server makes this super easy, so let’s deploy a few and see how it goes.

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In the Land of Milk and Honeypots, part fourby jefbags

Virtually a server…

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As noted in my previous entries, I have been messing around with and documenting the creation of a honeypot server and environs, and the use of tools and techniques to analyze activity. In the last post I set up the server and did basic hardening. In this post, I will finish the set up of the virtual machines and install the Modern Honey Network (MHN) application.

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In the Land of Milk and Honeypots, part threeby jefbags

Let’s set up the server…

As noted in my previous entries, I have been messing around with and documenting the creation of a honeypot server and environs, and the use of tools and techniques to analyze activity. In the last post I set up the router using OpenWRT. In this post, I will outline what was done to build the machine and setting up the base of the server environment.

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Book Report; First, Break All the Rulesby jefbags

What the World’s Greatest Managers Do Differently!

I want to capture some notes and interesting concepts I’ve learned from reading the book “First, Break All the Rules” by Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman (Copyright © 1999 by the Gallup Organization). The book represents over twenty five years of research conducted by the Gallup Organization. They interviewed millions of employees and managers in order to find out what makes the most successful manager. They asked hundreds of different questions, on every conceivable aspect of the workplace, job duties, workplace satisfaction, management style etc. They also collected metrics and other performance data on a cross section of twelve distinct industries, analyzing scores of things such as productivity, profitability, employee retention, and customer satisfaction. They then took all of this survey info and data, overlayed some statistical and analytical methodology, and boiled down managerial success to twelve basic questions. These then can be further divided into 3 basic sections of employee and team maturity.

So what are the 12 magic questions on which mangerial success hinges? Here’s what they came up with…

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