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Tool and Usage

Project details
Programming languageGolang
AuthorPeter Benjamin
Latest release0.1.1 []

Project health

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Why this tool?

Orthrus is a security framework and auditing tool. It allows monitoring and analyzing security configurations across multiple environments.

Background information

During our review, the project warned that the software is still unstable and not production-ready. This includes breaking changes to the API or CLI.

Usage and audience

orthrus is commonly used for security assessment, self-assessment, system hardening, or vulnerability scanning. Target users for this tool are security professionals.


  • Command line interface

Example usage and output

usage: orthrus [<flags>] <command> [<args> ...]

A security framework and auditing tool for monitoring, analyzing, and alerting on security configurations across multiple environments.

--help Show context-sensitive help (also try --help-long and --help-man).
--version Show application version.
-c, --config=CONFIG Path to config file.
--debug Enable debug mode.
--report Report violations

help [<command>...]
Show help.

ec2 instances
Check EC2 Instances

ec2 sg
Check Security Group

iam mfa [<flags>]
Check IAM MFA Policies

iam user [<flags>]
Check IAM User Policies

Check S3 Policies.

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


  • - Project is in early phase and may be unstable

Author and Maintainers

Orthrus is under development by Peter Benjamin.


Supported operating systems

Orthrus is known to work on Linux.

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Related tool information


This tool is categorized as a configuration audit tool and Linux security audit tool.