Parse alternatives

Looking for an alternative tool to replace Parse? During the review of Parse 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. iniscan (PHP configuration scanner)
  2. pcc (PHP configuration scanner)
  3. PHP Malware Finder (PHP malware scanner)

These tools are ranked as the best alternatives to Parse.

Alternatives (by score)

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iniscan

Introduction

Iniscan scans a given php.ini file and tests it against security best practices. It reports back the results by showing a Pass or Fail for each related test. As it is a command-line utility, it can be used in automated testing.

Project details

iniscan is written in PHP.

Strengths and weaknesses

  • + More than 25 contributors
  • + More than 1000 GitHub stars
  • + The source code of this software is available

    Typical usage

    • Configuration audit
    • Security assessment

    iniscan review

    64

    pcc (PHP Secure Configuration Checker)

    Introduction

    This tool helps with the detection of security issues in your PHP configuration. This is useful for web hosters, developers, and application owners to test their configuration for common weaknesses.

    Project details

    pcc is written in PHP.

    Strengths and weaknesses

    • + The source code of this software is available

      pcc review

      60

      PHP Malware Finder

      Introduction

      PHP Malware Finder is a tool to find malicious PHP scripts. This threat is common for most web hosters and websites of their customers.

      Project details

      PHP Malware Finder is written in shell script.

      Strengths and weaknesses

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

        Typical usage

        • Malware scanning

        PHP Malware Finder review

        74

        Suhosin

        Introduction

        Suhosin is a security extension for PHP and consists of two parts that enhance PHP. It helps with protecting against known and unknown attacks.

        Project details

        Suhosin is written in C.

        Strengths and weaknesses

        • + The source code of this software is available
        • - Well-known tool

        Typical usage

        • Application security

        Suhosin review

        78

        Suhosin7

        Introduction

        Suhosin7 is the security extension for PHP 7 versions. It protects a PHP installation by preventing different types of attacks.

        Project details

        Suhosin7 is written in C.

        Strengths and weaknesses

        • + The source code of this software is available

          Typical usage

          • Application security

          Suhosin7 review

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