Tools compared: Lynis VS Tiger

Finding the right tool for the job can be difficult task. This sheet compares Lynis and Tiger.

Tool comparison: Lynis and Tiger
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Description

Lynis is a security auditing tool for systems running Linux, macOS, or Unix. It can be used for security assessments and configuration audits.

Tiger a security audit and intrusion detection tool for flavors of Unix

Dependencies
Strenghts

More than 50 contributors, Commercial support available, More than 4000 GitHub stars, Used language is shell script, Very low number of dependencies, Project is mature (10+ years), The source code of this software is available

Used language is shell script, Project is mature (10+ years), The source code of this software is available

Weaknesses

No updates for a while

Programming language(s)

Shell script

Shell script

Last release

2.7.5 (2019-06-24)

3.2.3 (2010-03-03)

Tool page (last updated)

2019-06-25

2018-08-01

Tool score

100

59

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