Product Overview

"WATCH-DOG" Appliance, our customised Open Source Host-based Intrusion Detection System (HIDS) has capabilities covering most operating systems, including Linux, OpenBSD, FreeBSD, Solaris and Windows.

The capabilities are:

  • Log data collection
  • File integrity monitoring
  • Anomaly and malware detection
  • Monitoring security policies
  • Monitoring system calls
  • Command monitoring
  • Active response
  • Agentless monitoring
  • Anti-flooding mechanism
  • Agent labels


  • Data Flow from Agent to Server

    Here is a list of common use cases:

    1. Signature-based log analysis.
    2. File integrity monitoring.
    3. Rootkits detection.
    4. Security policy monitoring.

    Agentless monitoring allows us to monitor devices or systems with no agent using SSH, such as: routers, firewalls, switches and linux/bsd systems.

    "WATCH-DOG" has been tested on the below operating systems:

  • OpenBSD 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 4.0, 4.1, and 4.2
  • GNU/Linux
  • Slackware 10.1 and 10.2
  • Ubuntu 5.04, 5.10, and 6.06 (32 and 64 bits)
  • Red Hat 8.0 and 9.0
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4 and 5
  • SUSE ES 9 and 10
  • Fedora Core 2, 3, 4, and 5
  • Debian 3.1 Sarge
  • FreeBSD 5.2.1, 5.4-RELEASE, 6.0-STABLE, and 6.1-RELEASE
  • NetBSD 3.0
  • Solaris 2.8, 2.9 (Sparc) and 10 (x86)
  • AIX 5.2 ML-07
  • HP-UX 11i v2
  • Mac OS X 10.x
  • Windows 2000, XP, and 2003 (agent only)

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