Monthly Archives: January 2015

Running SCAP Scans

OpenSCAP can be run from the command line, but there are easier ways to do it. OpenSCAP support has been integrated into Red Hat Satellite and into the Spacewalk open source management platform. Red Hat Satellite has the ability to … Continue reading

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Security Tests – SCAP Content

While the SCAP technologies are interesting, they have limited value without security content – the actual set of security tests run by SCAP. Fortunately there is a good set of content available that can be used as a starting point. … Continue reading

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SCAP Component Technologies

We’re going to dig into SCAP in a fair amount of detail. So, let’s start by covering the various technologies that make up SCAP: XCCDF – the Extensible Configuration Checklist Description Format. An XML based language for creating machine parsable … Continue reading

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