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OSQuery9.3 9.0 L2 OSSEC VS OSQuerySQL powered operating system instrumentation, monitoring, and analytics.
lynis8.5 1.6 OSSEC VS lynisLynis - Security auditing tool for Linux, macOS, and UNIX-based systems. Assists with compliance testing (HIPAA/ISO27001/PCI DSS) and system hardening. Agentless, and installation optional.
Fail2Ban8.2 7.0 L2 OSSEC VS Fail2BanDaemon to ban hosts that cause multiple authentication errors
Wazuh7.7 9.9 OSSEC VS WazuhWazuh - The Open Source Security Platform. Unified XDR and SIEM protection for endpoints and cloud workloads.
Blackbox7.6 4.8 OSSEC VS BlackboxSafely store secrets in Git/Mercurial/Subversion
pfSense7.6 9.8 L2 OSSEC VS pfSenseMain repository for pfSense
CrowdSec7.5 9.0 OSSEC VS CrowdSecCrowdSec - the open-source and participative IPS able to analyze visitor behavior & provide an adapted response to all kinds of attacks. It also leverages the crowd power to generate a global CTI database to protect the user network.
Suricata7.2 9.9 OSSEC VS SuricataSuricata git repository maintained by the OISF
Snort6.0 9.0 L1 OSSEC VS SnortSnort++
autoVPN5.8 0.0 OSSEC VS autoVPNCreate On Demand Disposable OpenVPN Endpoints on AWS.
Kippo5.6 0.0 L4 OSSEC VS KippoKippo - SSH Honeypot
Password Pusher5.2 6.5 OSSEC VS Password Pusher🔐 An application to securely communicate passwords over the web. Passwords automatically expire after a certain number of views and/or time has passed. Track who, what and when.
fwknop4.9 0.0 L3 OSSEC VS fwknopSingle Packet Authorization > Port Knocking
Glastopf4.5 0.0 L5 OSSEC VS GlastopfWeb Application Honeypot
Denyhosts4.5 1.0 L3 OSSEC VS DenyhostsAutomated host blocking from SSH brute force attacks
Pen Test Tools4.4 0.0 L5 OSSEC VS Pen Test ToolsHomebrew Tap - Pen Test Tools
SpamAssassin3.4 5.9 L3 OSSEC VS SpamAssassinRead-only mirror of Apache SpamAssassin. Submit patches to https://bz.apache.org/SpamAssassin/. Do not send pull requests
SOCless2.8 3.5 OSSEC VS SOClessThe SOCless automation framework
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OSSEC v3.7.0 Copyright (C) 2019 Trend Micro Inc.
Information about OSSEC
OSSEC is a full platform to monitor and control your systems. It mixes together all the aspects of HIDS (host-based intrusion detection), log monitoring and SIM/SIEM together in a simple, powerful and open source solution.
Visit our website for the latest information. www.ossec.net
The current stable releases are available on the ossec website.
The development version is hosted on GitHub and just a simple git clone away.
File Integrity Monitoring
[SSH Brute Force](./doc/images/ssh-attack.gif)
Help / Support
Join us on slack, ossec.slack.com: Invites to [email protected]
Join us on Discord: https://discord.gg/BXzM75Xzq7
Credits and Thanks
- OSSEC comes with a modified version of zlib and a small part of openssl (sha1 and blowfish libraries)
- This product includes software developed by the OpenSSL Project for use in the OpenSSL Toolkit (http://www.openssl.org/)
- This product includes cryptographic software written by Eric Young ([email protected])
- This product include software developed by the zlib project (Jean-loup Gailly and Mark Adler)
- This product include software developed by the cJSON project (Dave Gamble)
- Atomicorp hosting the annual OSSEC conference. Presentations for the 2019 conference can be found at https://www.atomicorp.com/ossec-con2019/