Linux Hardening and Best Practices Checklist Read

The below mentioned are the best practices to be followed for Linux Hardening. The consolidation is done through personal experience as well as through research on various articles from the Internet.  The information mentioned can be varied to one’s organisational needs. This …

Trend of CTF’s in India Read

Capture The Flag (CTF) is an ethical hacking competition. This contest has taken its name from an outdoor game which consists of two teams and each team has to capture the flag of another team. In CTF’s you get to handle the …

Firewall Hardening & Best Practices Checklist Read

The below mentioned are the best practices to be followed for firewall hardening. The consolidation is done through personal experience as well as through research on various articles from the internet. The information mentioned can be varied according to one’s organizational needs. …

An introduction to BCP38 Read

What is BCP 38? BCP 38 also known as Network Ingress Filtering is defined by RFC 2487 as a technique which ensures that incoming packets are from the source which they claim to be from. The main aim of BCP 38 id …

Network Security Basics Part-2 Read

This section will demonstrate common information security problems mapped with OSI seven layers and evaluate the same for solutions to secure the organisation’s information resources. Layer 1 – Physical Layer The physical layer is responsible for the physical communication between end devices …

Oracle Hardening – Part 2 Read

Introduction While Oracle is designed “secure by default,” this article explores a variety of those defaults and administrative approaches that help to minimize vulnerabilities. Please remember that the strategies discussed here are presented as options to consider rather than definitive rules to …

DSCI Security Framework for ISO 27001 Implementers Read

DSCI (Data Security Council of India), a NASSCOM® body, has been setup as an independent Self-Regulatory organization to promote data protection, develop security and privacy best practices & standards and encourage the Indian industries to implement the same. DSCI has developed best …

Effective Log Analysis Read

Log analysis is a responsibility that a secu-rity Analyst need fulfill with at most conviction in all organizations. If our is equipped with security devices like firewall, AV,VPN  which is crucial to the organization and breach in any such devices affects the …