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5 Security Tools to identify CVEs and vulnerabilities

Security Architect & Advisor

I introduce to you my selection of tools for conducting CVE (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures) scans and identifying potential vulnerabilities to patch. Most of these tools are open source, offering flexibility and adaptability to various cybersecurity needs.

1. Wazuh :

Wazuh is a powerful open-source security monitoring platform designed for threat detection, integrity monitoring, and security analytics. With its comprehensive capabilities, Wazuh empowers organizations to identify and respond to security incidents effectively.

Download Link: Wazuh

2. Vuls :

Vuls is an open-source vulnerability scanner specifically designed for assessing vulnerabilities in servers and network devices. With its extensive vulnerability database and automated scanning capabilities, Vuls enables organizations to identify and remediate security weaknesses proactively.

Download Link: Vuls

3. OpenSCAP :

OpenSCAP is a widely-used open-source security compliance solution that provides automated vulnerability assessment and configuration management. With its support for SCAP (Security Content Automation Protocol) standards, OpenSCAP facilitates continuous monitoring and compliance auditing across diverse IT environments.

Download Link: OpenSCAP

4. W3AF :

W3AF is a powerful web application security scanner designed for identifying and exploiting vulnerabilities in web applications. With its comprehensive set of features, including discovery, auditing, and exploitation capabilities, W3AF empowers cybersecurity professionals to assess the security posture of web applications effectively.

Download Link: W3AF

5. Lynis :

Lynis is an open-source security auditing tool designed for assessing security defenses and compliance with best practices. With its extensive set of checks and recommendations, Lynis helps organizations identify security weaknesses and improve their overall security posture.

Download Link: Lynis

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