Cloud Security Suite (CS Suite)
Tool and Usage
|Author||Jayesh Singh Chauhan|
|Latest release||No release found|
Why this tool?
Cloud Security Suite (CS Suite) is a security toolkit that allows scanning Amazon, Google, and Azure cloud platforms. It leverages tools like Lynis, Prowler, and Scout2 to collect all information. The promise of the tool is to simplify the installation of the tools, their configuration, and the data collection.
How it works
CS Suite can be seen as a wrapper around other powerful utilities. It collects basic information about its environment and then runs the underlying tools. This is done by calling the tools with the appropriate parameters and collect the data. Depending on the data that is returned, the tool will run more commands or tests.
During our review of CS Suite, we noticed that several of underlying tools where not up-to-date. This is caused by bundling the tools in the toolkit. This might be a risk, as outdated tools might be used and decreasing the quality of the overall audit.
Usage and audience
Cloud Security Suite is commonly used for configuration audit, IT audit, penetration testing, or system hardening. Target users for this tool are auditors, pentesters, security professionals, and system administrators.
- Command line interface
- Customization and additions are possible
Tool review and remarks
The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:
- + The source code of this software is available
- - No releases on GitHub available
History and highlights
- Demo at Black Hat USA 2018 Arsenal
- Demo at DEF CON 26 Demo Labs
Cloud Security Suite alternatives
Similar tools to Cloud Security Suite:
Lynis is a security auditing tool for systems running Linux, macOS, or Unix. It can be used for security assessments and configuration audits.
Orthrus is a security framework and auditing tool. It allows monitoring and analyzing security configurations across multiple environments.
Otseca is a security tool that helps with gathering system information. It can be useful for penetration tests and security assessments, to automate some parts of the process.
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