osquery

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Tool and Usage

The osquery tool allows querying your Linux, Windows, and macOS infrastructure. It can help with intrusion detection, infrastructure reliability, or compliance.

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How it works

The osquery tool collects data from the system and makes them available as a database. By giving it database like queries you can extract data from the system and use that together with other tools.

Usage and audience

osquery is commonly used during compliance testing, information gathering, or security monitoring. Target users for this tool are auditors, pentesters, security professionals, and system administrators.

Tool review

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:

Strengths

  • + More than 100 contributors
  • + More than 9000 stars
  • + The source code of this software is available
  • + Supported by a large company

Author and Maintainers

Supporting company

This project is maintained by Facebook

Installation

Support operating systems

Osquery is known to work on Linux, macOS, and Microsoft Windows.

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Project details
Latest release2.7.0 [2017-08-22]
License(s)BSD 3-clause
Last updatedSept. 17, 2017

Project health

100
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Links

GitHub iconosquery GitHub project
 osquery project website
Twitter icon@osquery

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