Focus-IDS

Focus-IDS is a moderated mailing list for the discussion of intrusion detection and related technologies. This includes both host and network based Intrusion Detection Systems (NIDS/HIDS), Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS), as well as other related and upcoming technologies.
Information about vulnerabilities and discussions on both how to exploit them and how to defend against them are widespread. This list takes a different point of view, namely: How can we detect intrusions, both intrusion attempts as well as systems that have already been compromised?

0 Administrivia

0.1 Charter
0.1.1 What is Focus-IDS?
0.1.2 What is appropriate content?
0.1.3 What is inappropriate content?
0.1.4 Is the list moderated?
0.1.5 Who is the moderator?

0.2 History
0.2.1 When was Focus-IDS created?

0.3 List Management
0.3.1 How do I subscribe?
0.3.2 How do I unsubscribe?
0.3.3 How do I disable mail delivery temporarily?
0.3.4 Is the list available in a digest format?
0.3.5 How do I subscribe to the digest?
0.3.6 How do I unsubscribe from the digest?
0.3.7 I seem to not be able to unsubscribe. What is going on?
0.3.8 Can you add a tag like "Focus-IDS" to the subject line of each message?
0.3.9 How can I tell whether I am subscribed to the list?



0 Administrivia
0.1 Charter
0.1.1 What is Focus-IDS?

Information about vulnerabilities and discussions on both how to exploit them and how to defend against them are widespread. This list takes a different point of view, namely: How can we detect intrusions, both intrusion attempts as well as systems that have already been compromised?

0.1.2 What is appropriate content?

Please follow the guidelines below on what kind of information should be posted to the Focus-IDS mailing list. The following are examples of general questions that could be posted to the mailing list:

0.1.3 What is inappropriate content?

0.1.4 Is the list moderated?

Yes.

0.1.5 Who is the moderator?

Jason V. Miller <jmiller@securityfocus.com>

0.2 History
0.2.1 When was Focus-IDS created?

Focus-IDS was created on Monday, the 24th of April, 2000 by Security-Focus Inc.

0.3 List Management
0.3.1 How do I subscribe?

Send an e-mail message to focus-ids-subscribe@securityfocus.com. The contents of the subject or message body do not matter. You will receive a confirmation request message to which you will have to answer.

0.3.2 How do I unsubscribe?

Send an e-mail message to focus-ids-unsubscribe@securityfocus.com from the subscribed address. The contents of the subject or message body do not matter. You will receive a confirmation request message to which you will have to answer.

0.3.3 How do I disable mail delivery temporarily?

Unsubscribe from the list and resubscribe to start receiving mailing list traffic again.

0.3.4 Is the list available in a digest format?

Yes. The digest is generated once a day.

0.3.5 How do I subscribe to the digest?

Send an e-mail message to focus-ids-digest-subscribe@securityfocus.com. The contents of the subject or message body do not matter. You will receive a confirmation request message to which you will have to answer.

0.3.6 How do I unsubscribe from the digest?

Send an e-mail message to focus-ids-digest-unsubscribe@securityfocus.com from the subscribed address. The contents of the subject or message body do not matter. You will receive a confirmation request message to which you will have to answer.

0.3.7 I seem to not be able to unsubscribe. What is going on?

You are probably subscribed from a different address than that from which you are sending commands to LISTSERV from. Either send email from the appropriate address or email the moderator to be unsubscribed manually.

0.3.8 Can you add a tag like "[FOCUS-IDS]" to the subject line of each message?

At this time, this option is not available.

0.3.9 How can I tell whether I am subscribed to the list?

Send an e-mail message to focus-ids-query@securityfocus.com. If you want to test whether you are subscribed to the digest send an e-mail message to focus-ids-digest-query@securityfocus.com.


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