Tools compared: Lynis VS YASAT

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

Tool comparison: Lynis and YASAT
LynisYASAT
Description

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

YASAT describes itself as another simple stupid audit tool to test Linux systems. It has many tests for checking the security configuration of the system.

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

Weaknesses

No updates for a while

Programming language(s)

Shell script

Shell script

Last release

2.7.5 (2019-06-24)

848 (2016-08-30)

Tool page (last updated)

2019-06-25

2018-08-01

Tool score

100

70

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