Docker Bench (by Aqua) alternatives

Looking for an alternative tool to replace Docker Bench (by Aqua)? During the review of Docker Bench (by Aqua) 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 for Security (Docker security scanner)

These tools are ranked as the best alternatives to Docker Bench (by Aqua).

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

      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

        60

        bane

        Introduction

        Bane is a tool to create AppArmor profiles. This helps to secure applications by setting restrictions on resources they access or modify. A strict policy may help to prevent privilege escalation attacks.

        Project details

        bane is written in Golang.

        Strengths and weaknesses

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

          Typical usage

          • Application security
          • Security monitoring
          • System hardening

          bane 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

              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

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