AESKeyFinder alternatives

Looking for an alternative tool to replace AESKeyFinder? During the review of AESKeyFinder we looked at other open source tools. Based on their category, tags, and text, these are the ones that have the best match.

Top 3

  1. git-crypt (encrypt sensitive data in Git repositories)
  2. OpenSSL (TLS and SSL toolkit)
  3. pick (password manager)

These tools are ranked as the best alternatives to AESKeyFinder.

Alternatives (by score)

74

git-crypt

Introduction

This tools allows you to store your secrets (such as keys or passwords) in the same repository as your code.

Project details

git-crypt is written in C++.

Strengths and weaknesses

  • + More than 10 contributors
  • + More than 3000 GitHub stars
  • + The source code of this software is available

    Typical usage

    • Data encryption

    git-crypt review

    74

    OpenSSL

    Introduction

    This popular toolkit is used by many systems. It provides options like encryption and hashing of data, integrity testing, and digital certificates and signatures. Many software applications use the toolkit to provide support for these functions. OpenSSL also has a client utility that can be used on the command line to test, decrypt and encrypt data, and create certificates.

    Project details

    OpenSSL is written in C.

    Strengths and weaknesses

    • + The source code of this software is available
    • + Well-known library
    • - Major vulnerabilities in the past

    Typical usage

    • Certificate management
    • Data encryption

    OpenSSL review

    81

    pick

    Introduction

    Tools like pick are used to store passwords and secrets safely.

    Project details

    pick is written in Golang.

    Strengths and weaknesses

    • + Very low number of dependencies
    • + The source code of this software is available

      Typical usage

      • Data security
      • Secure storage

      pick review

      96

      testssl.sh

      Introduction

      Key features of testssl.sh include:

      • Clear output: you can tell easily whether anything is good or bad
      • Ease of installation: It works for Linux, Darwin, FreeBSD, NetBSD and MSYS2/Cygwin out of the box: no need to install or configure something, no gems, CPAN, pip or the like.
      • Flexibility: You can test any SSL/TLS enabled and STARTTLS service, not only webservers at port 443
      • Toolbox: Several command line options help you to run YOUR test and configure YOUR output
      • Reliability: features are tested thoroughly
      • Verbosity: If a particular check cannot be performed because of a missing capability on your client side, you'll get a warning
      • Privacy: It's only you who sees the result, not a third party
      • Freedom: It's 100% open source. You can look at the code, see what's going on and you can change it.

      Project details

      testssl.sh is written in shell script.

      Strengths and weaknesses

      • + Used language is shell script
      • + The source code of this software is available

        Typical usage

        • Application testing
        • Configuration audit

        testssl.sh review

        74

        MIG (Mozilla InvestiGator)

        Introduction

        MIG provides a platform to perform investigative analysis on remote systems. By using the right queries, information can be obtained from these systems. This all happens in parallel, making intrusion detection, investigation, and follow-up easier.

        Project details

        Strengths and weaknesses

        • + More than 25 contributors
        • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
        • + The source code of this software is available
        • + Supported by a large company

          Typical usage

          • Digital forensics
          • Intrusion detection

          MIG review

          74

          Volatility

          Introduction

          Volatility is a well-known tool to analyze memory dumps. Interesting about this project is that the founders of this project decided to create a foundation around the project. This foundation is an independent 501(c) (3) non-profit organization that maintains and promotes open source memory forensics with The Volatility Framework.

          Project details

          Volatility is written in Python.

          Strengths and weaknesses

          • + More than 2000 GitHub stars
          • + The source code of this software is available
          • + Project is supported by a foundation

            Typical usage

            • Digital forensics

            Volatility review

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