Palo Alto MineMeld Example Configuration

MineMeld is an “extensible Threat Intelligence processing framework and the ‘multi-tool’ of threat indicator feeds. Based on an extremely flexible engine, MineMeld can be used to collect, aggregate and filter indicators from a variety of sources and make them available for consumption to peers or to the Palo Alto Networks security platforms.”

It was recently open-sourced by Palo Alto and can be found on Github.

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Ruckus SNMP Active Users and Bandwidth Utilisation

In this post I will briefly go through the steps needed to configure your SNMP monitoring tool to get active user statistics from your Ruckus ZoneDirector. You can then use this data to map against another metric like bandwidth utilisation or anything else you might find useful in your environment.

In my set-up I have a Ruckus ZoneDirector 3000. I used PRTG as the SNMP monitoring software but any will do.

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Reverse SSH Tunnelling over SSL with the Raspberry Pi

In this blog I will go through the steps necessary to set-up an automatic reverse SSH tunnel between a client machine sitting in a restricted environment and a server that you control in your home/office/cloud. The reverse SSH tunnel will be encapsulated within a SSL tunnel over port 443 to evade network security appliances/firewalls.

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Random Password Generator in PowerShell

Here is a quick and dirty PowerShell script that you can use to generate pseudo-random passwords using dictionary words, numbers and special characters.

This kind of script is good for environments such as schools and universities where mass-enrolment is quite common before the start of the academic year.

You can incorporate the function in your own script or come up with something new.

Credit goes to for making the random word generator API available for public use.

The code is available on my GitHub page and is a good place to check for the latest iteration of code as well as some examples. Below is the code as of 14/06/2016