Security

Symantec Endpoint Protection Client command line parameters

The client part of Symantec’s (sorry Broadcom’s) Endpoint Protection can be controlled via command line in various ways.Here is the list of parameters you can use for the smc.exe as of Version 14.3: ParameterDescriptionApplies tosmc -start *Starts the client service.Returns 0, -1All supported versionssmc -stop *†Stops the client service and unloads it from memory.If this …

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FortiGate: Disable Logging for Dedicated IPS Signatures

During the last weeks we saw lots of alert messages from Fortinet firewalls that blocked attack attempts against web servers using the built-in IPS system. There were so many of these messages that they completely flooded the monitoring system. So I was asked for a solution to filter out these messages The messages look similar …

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