FIM

What Is FIM (File Integrity Monitoring)?

Change is prolific in organizations’ IT environments. Hardware assets change. Software programs change. Configuration states change. Some of these modifications are authorized insofar as they occur during an organization’s regular patching cycle, while others cause concern by popping up unexpectedly. Organizations commonly respond to this dynamism by investing in asset discovery and secure configuration management (SCM).

Which File Integrity Monitoring Technology is Best for FIM? File Integrity Monitoring FIM or SIEM FIM?

Within the FIM technology market, there are choices to be made. Agent-based or agentless is the most common choice, but even then there are both SIEM and ‘pure-play’ FIM, solutions to choose between.

Superior Integrity Monitoring: Getting Beyond Checkbox FIM

If File Integrity Monitoring (FIM) were easy, everyone would be doing it. Actually, it is pretty easy. It’s not exactly rocket science. Practically anyone with a modicum of Python, Perl or development skills can write an app or a script to gather the checksum of a file, compare it to a list or baseline, and tell you whether or not said file has changed.

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..

Combining Monitoring Approaches For Well-Rounded FIM | Tips & Tricks Ep.2

Traditional, agent-based monitoring from Tripwire® Enterprise brings best-in-breed file integrity monitoring (FIM) to your organization’s IT infrastructure. In regular practice, an agent is deployed to a supported operating system to facilitate asset monitoring. But how do you enforce FIM on operating systems that have reached their end-of-life for support, or endpoints that aren’t able to have agents installed?

A Full Rainbow of Protection: Tripwire Is More than 'Just FIM'

Imagine an arc. Not just any arc. A rainbow. When we think of a rainbow, it conjures impressions of color, inspiration and even supernatural characteristics. Does your cybersecurity program long for a magical pot of gold at the end of a rainbow? With all the moving parts of cybersecurity, sometimes it seems like we are merely chasing rainbows. However, it doesn’t have to be that way.

Integrity: How It's More than Just Data Security and FIM

Integrity is a word thrown around a lot in the cybersecurity space. That’s not surprising. It is one of the three components that make up the CIA Triad, after all. However, the meaning and use of the word has been relatively limited in many security circles up until now. Let’s take a look at the security industry more broadly. In most conversations dealing with integrity, data security and File Integrity Monitoring (FIM) controls often end up being the primary focal areas.

How FIM Is More Than Just About Maintaining Compliance

The purpose of every security team is to provide confidentiality, integrity and availability of the systems in the organization. We call it “CIA Triad” for short. Of those three elements, integrity is a key element for most compliance and regulations. Some organizations have realized this and decided to implement File Integrity Monitoring (FIM). But many of them are doing so only to meet compliance requirements such as PCI DSS and ISO 27001.