List of best Security Tools Available for Linux


Cloud Computing

You can never be too safe these days. Viruses, spyware, rootkits, remote exploits, you just never know what security issue is going to be your downfall. That’s why it is important as a Linux administrator to have an understanding of some of the best Linux security tools available to you. In this article, you will learn about ten of the best Linux security tools, and resources on how to use them to your advantage

1) Wireshark – network traffic analyzer

Wireshark is a network traffic analyzer, or “sniffer”, for Unix and Unix-like operating systems. A sniffer is a tool used to capture packets off the wire. Wireshark decodes numerous protocols (too many to list).This package provides wireshark (the GTK+ version)

2) Nessus – Remote network security auditor

The Nessus® vulnerability scanner, is the world-leader in active scanners, featuring high speed discovery, configuration auditing, asset profiling, sensitive data discovery and…

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