rastrea2r alternatives

Looking for an alternative tool to replace rastrea2r? During the review of rastrea2r 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. HELK (threat hunting with the ELK stack)
  2. Loki (file scanner to detect indicators or compromise)
  3. TheHive (security incident response platform)

These tools are ranked as the best alternatives to rastrea2r.

Alternatives (by score)

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HELK (The Hunting ELK)

Introduction

The main purpose to use HELK is to do analytic research on data, which are typically the events coming from your systems. Suspicious events could be discovered by doing so-called threat hunting. It may give additional insights about the existing infrastructure and required security defenses.

Project details

Strengths and weaknesses

  • + The source code of this software is available

    Typical usage

    • System monitoring
    • Threat discovery
    • Threat hunting

    HELK review

    93

    Loki

    Introduction

    Loki is security tool to find so-called indicators of compromise (IOC). It does this by scanning files and then uses pattern matching.

    Project details

    Loki is written in Python.

    Strengths and weaknesses

    • + More than 10 contributors
    • + Commercial support available
    • + More than 500 GitHub stars
    • + The source code of this software is available

      Typical usage

      • Digital forensics
      • Intrusion detection
      • Security monitoring

      Loki review

      100

      TheHive

      Introduction

      TheHive is scalable and a complete platform to deal with security incidents. It allows for collaboration between those responsible for dealing with such incidents and related events. It can even use the data of the MISP project, making it easier to start analyzing from there.

      Project details

      TheHive is written in Scala.

      Strengths and weaknesses

      • + More than 10 contributors
      • + More than 500 GitHub stars
      • + The source code of this software is available

        Typical usage

        • Digital forensics
        • Incident response
        • Intrusion detection

        TheHive review

        64

        sqhunter

        Introduction

        Sqhunter is a security tool to find known and unknown threats within your network. The goal is to find possible adversaries within your network by doing specific queries. The tool uses data from osquery, Salt Open, and the Cymon API.

        Project details

        sqhunter is written in Python.

        Strengths and weaknesses

        • + The source code of this software is available

          Typical usage

          • Security monitoring
          • Threat discovery
          • Threat hunting

          sqhunter review

          64

          FIR (Fast Incident Response)

          Introduction

          FIR is an incident response tool written in the Django framework. It provides a web interface to deal with the creation and management of security-related incidents.

          Project details

          Strengths and weaknesses

          • + More than 10 contributors
          • + The source code of this software is available

            Typical usage

            • Incident response
            • Security monitoring

            FIR review

            100

            MISP

            Introduction

            MISP collects, stores, and distributes security indicators and discovered threats. This makes the platform useful for those involved with security incidents and malware research. Users benefit from having a well-tested platform to structure the vast number of data points available when it comes to security threats. The tooling allows interaction with other tools, like security incident and event management (SIEM) and intrusion detection systems (IDS).

            Project details

            MISP is written in PHP.

            Strengths and weaknesses

            • + More than 50 contributors
            • + The source code of this software is available

              Typical usage

              • Fraud detection
              • Information gathering
              • Threat hunting

              MISP review

              100

              GRR Rapid Response

              Introduction

              The goal of the GRR tooling is to support digital forensics and investigations. By using a fast and scalable model, analysts can quickly perform their analysis. One of the main features is the ability to search for particular information or details. This process is called hunting.

              Project details

              GRR Rapid Response is written in Python.

              Strengths and weaknesses

              • + More than 25 contributors
              • + More than 3000 GitHub stars
              • + The source code of this software is available
              • + Supported by a large company

                Typical usage

                • Digital forensics
                • Intrusion detection
                • Threat hunting

                GRR Rapid Response review

                100

                Suricata

                Introduction

                Suricata is a somewhat younger NIDS, though has a rapid development cycle. It can work with Snort rulesets, yet also has optimized rulesets for usage with Suricata itself. For example, this set is known as Emerging Threats and fully optimized.

                Project details

                Suricata is written in C, Lua.

                Strengths and weaknesses

                • + More than 50 contributors
                • + The source code of this software is available

                  Typical usage

                  • Information gathering
                  • Intrusion detection
                  • Network analysis
                  • Threat discovery

                  Suricata review

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