Tool and Usage
- Year of inception
- Apache License 2.0
- Programming language
- shell script
- Toni de la Fuente
- Latest release
- Latest release date
Why this tool?
Prowler is a security tool to check systems on AWS against the related CIS benchmark. This benchmark provides a set of best practices for AWS. The primary usage for this tool is system hardening and compliance checking.
Usage and audience
Prowler is commonly used for compliance testing, security assessment, or system hardening. Target users for this tool are auditors, security professionals, and system administrators.
- Command line interface
Tool review and remarks
The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:
- + More than 25 contributors
- + More than 500 GitHub stars
- + The source code of this software is available
Supported operating systems
Prowler is known to work on Linux.
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