Tools compared: Lynis VS Tiger
Finding the right tool can be difficult. This sheet compares Lynis and Tiger.
Security auditing tool for systems running Linux, mac OS, or Unix, to perform an in-depth health check.
Tiger a security audit and intrusion detection tool for flavors of Unix
Lynis is an open source security auditing tool that is available since 2007 and created by Michael Boelen. Its primary goal is to evaluate the security defenses of systems running Linux or other flavors of Unix. It provides suggestions to install, configure, or correct any security measures.
|Strenghts||Commercial support available, More than 50 contributors, More than 3000 GitHub stars, Used language is shell script, Very low number of dependencies, Project is mature (5+ years), The source code of this software is available||Used language is shell script, The source code of this software is available|
|Weaknesses||No updates for a while|
|Programming language(s)||shell script||shell script|
|Tool page (last updated)|
|More information||Lynis review||Tiger review|