Log Correlation


Anyone who has a system that is accessible on the Internet has likely had their fair share of brute force attempts. Utilizing something like Fail2ban is great because it blocks those type of attacks, providing some level of security. The downfall about Fail2ban is that it was developed for *nix

ELK, the free alternative to Splunk

Installation of ELK is not too bad. There are a few guides online that walk through the processes but you will be hard pressed to find one to covers it all the way through. Some great links to help with this endeavor are: https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-elasticsearch-logstash-and-kibana-4-on-ubuntu-14-04 https://www.ddreier.com/setting-up-elasticsearch-kibana-and-logstash/ Installing ELK (CentOS) This is

ELK stack, what is that?

In a previous post I did a comparison of ELK and Splunk. I will take a few minutes here to kind of explain what ELK is. ELK stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana) is simply amazing. Each program making up ELK brings their own uniqueness and are vital parts to making the