TRUNC is the official fork of the OSSEC project. TRUNC is free software and will remain so forever. It can be distributed and / or modified under the terms of the GNU General Public License (version 2) as published by the Free Software Foundation (FSF).


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TRUNC (OSSEC) is designed to proactively log activity across your entire network of devices. Monitoring and recording all system activity.


TRUNCH (OSSEC) provides a powerful correlation engine designed to synthesize complex data and help system administrators make decisions.


TRUNC (OSSEC) offers real time reporting of key events as they happen, integrating with the latest technologies like Slack, Email, PagerDuty.


TRUNC (OSSEC) improves your overall security posture by providing a next-generation Intrusion Detection System (IDS).


TRUNC (OSSEC) has been deployed globally to adhere to requirements across multiple industries (i.e., PCI) and networks.


TRUNC (OSSEC) is an open-source project, free for use and built on the backbone of a strong community. It can be freely tweaked and distributed.


Quickly Deploy TRUNC

If you’re a system administrator, here are the steps you need to quickly deploy TRUNC.


# wget /
$ tar -zxvf tip.tar.gz
# cd *ossec*
# ./

(follow the instllation steps)

# /var/ossec/bin/ossec-control start

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