Celebrating International Girls in ICT Day 2023

Happy International Girls in ICT Day 2023! OpenNMS celebrates the importance of girls, women, and non-binary folk in Information and Communications Technology (ICT). Last year, people on our team shared stories about the importance of access and safety in ICT. This year's theme is "Digital Skills for Life." Looking around [...]

By |2023-04-27T11:39:40-04:00April 27th, 2023|

What is Network Segmentation?

Network segmentation is the process of dividing a network into smaller, more manageable pieces (segments) to improve its security posture. Network segmentation creates secure zones (subnetworks or subnets) within your larger network to help mitigate the impact of a security breach. By breaking the network into smaller pieces, you limit [...]

By |2023-06-08T12:01:13-04:00April 19th, 2023|

Security update: Mandatory GPG key rotation for Meridian and Horizon

In the wake of the CircleCI breach, we have been reviewing policies and updating keys and tokens used in our automation for anything that could potentially be affected. While we have no evidence of any of specific credentials being leaked, we've needed to document procedures for rotating keys anyway, so [...]

By |2023-05-03T15:11:11-04:00February 13th, 2023|

How to Monitor Processes With SNMP

Monitoring processes that don't provide network services is a default use case in network monitoring. Because they aren't providing network services, black box testing won't work- you need an agent on your system providing an inside view of your operating system. The Net-SNMP agent is easy to install and configure [...]

By |2023-05-03T15:12:37-04:00January 12th, 2023|

2022 Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month seems like a great time to discuss the improvements we are making at The OpenNMS Group to improve our security practices. For almost 20 years, OpenNMS staff developers and the open source contributor community have partnered to create robust and secure network monitoring platforms available in [...]

By |2023-05-15T14:46:42-04:00October 27th, 2022|

Celebrate Open Source during Hacktoberfest 2022

Hacktoberfest is an annual, month-long celebration of open source software driven by Digital Ocean. During this event everyone can support open source by contributing changes, and earn some limited-edition swag. We would like to invite you to participate and contribute to the OpenNMS project. There are many ways to contribute: [...]

By |2023-05-15T14:43:44-04:00October 17th, 2022|

OpenNMS is now a CNA!

The security team at The OpenNMS Group has partnered with MITRE to become a Common Vulnerability and Exposures (CVE) Numbering Authority (CNA). Through the CVE program, MITRE ensures that application vulnerabilities are uniquely identified and accurately reported. As a numbering authority, The OpenNMS Group security team will assign numbers to [...]

By |2023-04-20T15:22:56-04:00August 30th, 2022|

International Girls in ICT Day 2022: Access and Safety

We invited OpenNMS employees to share their own experiences in ICT as women, non-binary, those identifying as female, or allies. Read their stories. International Girls in ICT Day celebrates the importance of girls and women in the information and communications technology (ICT) sector. Since 2001, the International Telecommunication Union [...]

By |2023-04-20T15:29:51-04:00April 28th, 2022|
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