Popularity
8.1
Stable
Activity
8.4
Declining
5,517
294
654

Description

Lynis - Security auditing and hardening tool, for UNIX-based systems. Assists with compliance testing (HIPAA/ISO27001/PCI DSS) and system hardening. Agentless, and installation optional.

Lynis is a security auditing for UNIX derivatives like Linux, macOS, BSD, and Solaris. It performs an in-depth security scan on the system itself, with the goal to detect issues and provide tips for further system hardening. It will also scan for general system information, vulnerable software packages, and possible configuration issues. Lynis is commonly used by people in the "blue team" to assess the security defenses of their systems.

We believe software should be simple, updated on a regular basis, and open. You should be able to trust, understand, and have the option to change the software. Many agree with us, as the software is being used by thousands every day to protect their systems.

Main goals:

Programming language: Shell
Tags: Security     Security Auditing     Linux     MacOS     Compliance Testing     HIPAA     ISO27001     PCI DSS    

lynis alternatives and related tools

Based on the "Security" category

Do you think we are missing an alternative of lynis or a related project?

Add another 'Security' Tool

lynis Recommendations

There are no recommendations yet. Be the first to promote lynis!

Have you used lynis? Share your experience. Write a short recommendation and lynis, you and your project will be promoted on Awesome SysAdmin.
Recommend lynis

Recently added lynis resources

Do you know of a usefull tutorial, book or news relevant to lynis?
Be the first to add one!