Author Archive for GlynRob

PostgreSQL

Many developers in the industry have (or are in the process of) moving from MySQL to PostgreSQL https://www.postgresql.org Some reasons for this were due to ANSI standard compatibility, ACID Compliant, Table changing locking and licensing but these are no longer…

OpenVAS

Open Source vulnerability scanner and manager is a framework of several services and tools offering a comprehensive and powerful vulnerability scanning and vulnerability management solution. http://www.openvas.org Getting Setup Download the virtual appliance (3.2GB) http://www.openvas.org/vm.html and the sha1sum file provided This…

OSSEC

OSSEC is a scalable, multi-platform, open source Host-based Intrusion Detection System (HIDS). http://ossec.github.io Its free, available on all major operating systems and helps meet specific compliance requirements such as PCI and HIPAA In short: it will help you secure your…

Django 1.8 starters guide

Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design. Setting up locally Make sure your vagrant box can access port 8000 Vagrantfile config.vm.network “forwarded_port”, guest: 8000, host: 8000 config.vm.synced_folder “shared”, “/home/vagrant/” Installing dependencies sudo…

Apigility – fast APIs

A very easy way to create API’s with documentation through a web interface https://apigility.org Apigility is an API Builder, designed to simplify creating and maintaining useful, easy to consume, and well structured APIs. Regardless of your experience in API building,…