About me

Translations: es

Diego González, Security Analyst and Researcher with more than a decade of experience in Network/System Security Hardening and Systems Administration.



Sistemas de Detección de Intrusiones, v1.01 - July, 2003 [pdf]

Electronic book on IDS in Spanish. It covers several aspects of these Computer Security Technologies: History, Work Methodology, Implementation, Legal Aspects, Advantages and Disadvantages, Future, etc.


Receive-only UTP Cables and Network Taps - June, 2003 [pdf]

Cables UTP de sólo recepción y "Network Taps" - Junio, 2003 [pdf]

One of the disadvantages of a sniffer is that it may be detected by other hosts. There are a number of methods to avoid detection, one being configuring the sniffer without an IP address. But none of them are as effective as the use of receive-only (sniffing) cables. These cables allow a sniffer to watch network traffic without being detected. Therefore they prove very useful in environments with Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) or honeypot technologies (such as Honeynets).

Building a GenII Honeynet Gateway - August, 2004

This is a short guide to build a GenII Honeynet Gateway, also called a Honeywall, under Linux, broaching the most common problems and providing several solutions and tips.

Installing a Virtual Honeywall using VMware - September, 2004

If the Honeywall CDROM is installed on a virtual machine, it will also include the many advantages that a virtual machine environment offers. This paper explains how to go about configuring VMware to deploy a Honeywall.


Email: diego@hidemedgonzalez.net