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File integrity monitoring with CFEngine

File integrity monitoring is an important aspect in managing your infrastructure. Tripwire and AIDE are often cited as necessary tools by compliance frameworks1,2,3. Of course CFEngine can manage a file to make sure it contains desired content, but did you know that CFEngine also has the capability to simply monitor a file for change? In this blog post we take a look at CFEngines’ changes attribute for files promises.

Securing AWS Fargate workloads: Meeting File Integrity Monitoring (FIM) requirements

Securing AWS Fargate serverless workloads can be tricky as AWS does not provide much detail about the internal workings. After all… it’s not your business, AWS manages the scaling of underlying resources for you. :) While the security and stability of Fargate’s system is an inherent feature, Fargate follows a shared responsibility model, where you still have to take care of securing those parts specific to your application..

How to Leverage File Monitoring as an Effective Breach Detection Tool

One thing that all organizations of any size need to realize is that data breaches only occur when there are not sufficient breach detection tools in place. Simply having a data loss prevention system does nothing unless you are actively using it to identify and stop a data breach from occurring. This is not to say that even with the best secure data solutions that your data is not at risk. Hackers are constantly evolving and adapting their methods, so you should never rest on your laurels.

File Integrity Monitoring: Detecting suspicious file activity inside a container

In this blog, we will explore suspicious file activity inside a container and see how to effectively implement a file integrity monitoring (FIM) workflow. We’ll also cover how Sysdig Secure can help you implement FIM for both containers and Linux hosts.