bane alternatives

Looking for an alternative tool to replace bane? During the review of bane 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. Anchore Engine (container analysis and inspection)
  2. Dagda (vulnerability scanner for Docker containers)
  3. Docker Bench (by Aqua) (Docker security scanner)

These tools are ranked as the best alternatives to bane.

Alternatives (by score)

89

Anchore Engine

Introduction

Anchore is a tool to help with discovering, analyzing and certifying container images. These images can be stored both on-premises or in the cloud. The tooling is mainly focused on developer so that perform analysis on their container images. Typical actions include running queries, creating reports, or set up policies for a continuous integration and deployment pipeline.

Project details

Anchore Engine is written in Python.

Strengths and weaknesses

  • + More than 10 contributors
  • + Commercial support available
  • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
  • + The source code of this software is available

    Typical usage

    • System hardening

    Anchore Engine review

    60

    Dagda

    Introduction

    The main reasons to use Dagda is the detection of vulnerable or malicious components within your containerized environment.

    Project details

    Dagda is written in Python.

    Strengths and weaknesses

    • + The source code of this software is available

      Typical usage

      • Malware detection
      • Malware scanning
      • Vulnerability management
      • Vulnerability scanning

      Dagda review

      68

      Docker Bench (by Aqua)

      Introduction

      Docker Bench is one of the tools that can be used to perform a security analysis on Docker and its configuration. It can find common configuration flaws that may impose risks to other containers or the host itself.

      Project details

      Docker Bench (by Aqua) is written in Golang.

      Strengths and weaknesses

      • + The source code of this software is available
      • - No releases on GitHub available

      Typical usage

      • Configuration audit

      Docker Bench (by Aqua) review

      60

      Docker Bench for Security

      Introduction

      Docker Bench for Security is a small security scanner to perform several tests that are part of the Docker CIS benchmark.

      Project details

      Docker Bench for Security is written in shell script.

      Strengths and weaknesses

      • + More than 25 contributors
      • + Screen output is colored
      • + More than 3000 GitHub stars
      • + The source code of this software is available

        Typical usage

        • Application security
        • Configuration audit
        • Security assessment

        Docker Bench for Security review

        70

        subuser

        Introduction

        A tool like subuser can useful to test software from untrusted sources.

        Project details

        subuser is written in Python.

        Strengths and weaknesses

        • + More than 10 contributors
        • + More than 500 GitHub stars
        • + The source code of this software is available

          Typical usage

          • Software testing

          subuser review

          60

          Karn

          Introduction

          Karn helps to create profiles for applications. This is done with the available security mechanisms found on the system including AppArmor, capabilities, and seccomp.

          Project details

          Karn is written in Golang.

          Strengths and weaknesses

          • + The source code of this software is available

            Typical usage

            • Application security
            • System hardening

            Karn review

            64

            DFWFW (Docker Firewall Framework)

            Introduction

            DFWFW, short of Docker Firewall Framework, offers easy administration of the iptables rules of Docker containers. It updates using event streams.

            Project details

            DFWFW is written in Perl.

            Strengths and weaknesses

            • + The source code of this software is available
            • - Full name of author is unknown

            Typical usage

            • Firewall management

            DFWFW review

            64

            Dockerscan

            Introduction

            Dockerscan is a Docker toolkit for security analysis which includes attacking tools. It is more focused on side of the offensive than defensive.

            Project details

            Dockerscan is written in Python.

            Strengths and weaknesses

            • + More than 500 GitHub stars
            • + The source code of this software is available

              Typical usage

              • Information gathering
              • Security assessment
              • Vulnerability scanning

              Dockerscan review

              100

              Lynis

              Introduction

              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.

              Project details

              Lynis is written in shell script.

              Strengths and weaknesses

              • + The source code is easy to read and understand
              • + More than 100 contributors
              • + More than 8000 GitHub stars
              • + Tool is easy to use
              • + Available as package (simplified installation)
              • + Commercial support available
              • + Used language is shell script
              • + Very low number of dependencies
              • + Project is mature (10+ years)
              • + The source code of this software is available

                Typical usage

                • IT audit
                • Penetration testing
                • Security assessment
                • System hardening
                • Vulnerability scanning

                Lynis review

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