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💻🛡️ A curated collection of awesome resources, tools, and other shiny things for cybersecurity blue teams.
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Oct 17th

Windows-based defenses

  • PingCastle - Active Directory vulnerability detection and reporting tool.
  • Oct 12th

    DevSecOps

    Supply chain security

  • in-toto - Framework to secure the integrity of software supply chains.
  • Oct 6th

    Transport-layer defenses

  • IPsec VPN Server Auto Setup Scriptsstars16.6k - Scripts to build your own IPsec VPN server, with IPsec/L2TP, Cisco IPsec and IKEv2.
  • Sep 18th

    Identity and AuthN/AuthZ

  • Gluu Server - Central authentication and authorization for Web and mobile applications with a Free and Open Source Software cloud-native community distribution.
  • Aug 28th

    Transport-layer defenses

  • Innernetstars2.6k - Private network system that uses WireGuard under the hood.
  • Nebulastars8.2k - Scalable overlay networking tool with a focus on performance, simplicity and security.
  • Aug 14th

    DevSecOps

    Policy enforcement

  • AllStarstars725 - GitHub App installed on organizations or repositories to set and enforce security policies.
  • Aug 6th

    Transport-layer defenses

  • WireGuard - Extremely simple yet fast and modern VPN that utilizes state-of-the-art cryptography.
  • Aug 2nd

    Preparedness training and wargaming

  • Drool - Replay DNS traffic from packet capture files and send it to a specified server, such as for simulating DDoS attacks on the DNS and measuring normal DNS querying.
  • Jun 11th

    Threat intelligence

  • Threat Busstars181 - Threat intelligence dissemination layer to connect security tools through a distributed publish/subscribe message broker.
  • May 22nd

    DevSecOps

    Policy enforcement

  • Conftest - Utility to help you write tests against structured configuration data.
  • May 18th

    DevSecOps

    Supply chain security

  • Grafeas - Open artifact metadata API to audit and govern your software supply chain.
  • Notarystars2.7k - Aims to make the internet more secure by making it easy for people to publish and verify content.
  • Helm GPG (GnuPG) Pluginstars19 - Chart signing and verification with GnuPG for Helm.
  • May 15th

    DevSecOps

  • helm-secretsstars394 - Helm plugin that helps manage secrets with Git workflow and stores them anywhere, backed by SOPS.
  • May 9th

    Communications security (COMSEC)

  • Teleport - Allows engineers and security professionals to unify access for SSH servers, Kubernetes clusters, web applications, and databases across all environments.
  • May 4th

    Cloud platform security

    Kubernetes

  • Kyverno - Policy engine designed for Kubernetes.
  • k-railstars400 - Workload policy enforcement tool for Kubernetes.
  • kubernetes-event-exporterstars676 - Allows exporting the often missed Kubernetes events to various outputs so that they can be used for observability or alerting purposes.
  • Apr 26th

    DevSecOps

    Policy enforcement

  • Open Policy Agent (OPA) - Unified toolset and framework for policy across the cloud native stack.
  • Apr 11th

    Cloud platform security

    Distributed monitoring

  • Cortex - Provides horizontally scalable, highly available, multi-tenant, long term storage for Prometheus.
  • Apr 10th

    Cloud platform security

    Kubernetes

  • certificate-expiry-monitorstars82 - Utility that exposes the expiry of TLS certificates as Prometheus metrics.
  • Cloud platform security

    Distributed monitoring

  • OpenTelemetry - Observability framework for cloud-native software, comprising a collection of tools, APIs, and SDKs for exporting application performance metrics to a tracing backend (formerly maintained by the OpenTracing and OpenCensus projects).
  • Prometheus - Open-source systems monitoring and alerting toolkit originally built at SoundCloud.
  • Apr 4th

    Network perimeter defenses

    Firewall appliances or distributions

  • IPFire - Hardened GNU/Linux based router and firewall distribution forked from IPCop.
  • OPNsense - Hardened FreeBSD based firewall and routing platform forked from pfSense.
  • pfSense - FreeBSD firewall and router distribution forked from m0n0wall.
  • Mar 29th

    Cloud platform security

    Distributed monitoring

  • Jaeger - Distributed tracing platform backend used for monitoring and troubleshooting microservices-based distributed systems.
  • Zipkin - Distributed tracing system backend that helps gather timing data needed to troubleshoot latency problems in service architectures.
  • Cloud platform security

    Kubernetes

  • Linkerd - Ultra light Kubernetes-specific service mesh that adds observability, reliability, and security to Kubernetes applications without requiring any modification of the application itself.
  • Cloud platform security

    Service meshes

  • Consul - Solution to connect and configure applications across dynamic, distributed infrastructure and, with Consul Connect, enabling secure service-to-service communication with automatic TLS encryption and identity-based authorization.
  • Istio - Open platform for providing a uniform way to integrate microservices, manage traffic flow across microservices, enforce policies and aggregate telemetry data.
  • Mar 27th

    Communications security (COMSEC)

  • GlobaLeaks - Free, open source software enabling anyone to easily set up and maintain a secure whistleblowing platform.
  • SecureDrop - Open source whistleblower submission system that media organizations and NGOs can install to securely accept documents from anonymous sources.
  • Operating System distributions

  • Qubes OS - Desktop environment built atop the Xen hypervisor project that runs each end-user program in its own virtual machine intended to provide strict security controls to constrain the reach of any successful malware exploit.
  • Cloud platform security

    Kubernetes

  • kube-forensicsstars121 - Allows a cluster administrator to dump the current state of a running pod and all its containers so that security professionals can perform off-line forensic analysis.
  • Mar 16th

    Host-based tools

    Sandboxes

  • Dangerzone - Take potentially dangerous PDFs, office documents, or images and convert them to a safe PDF.
  • Mar 14th

    Threat intelligence

    Threat signature packages and collections

  • ESET's Malware IoCsstars1.1k - Indicators of Compromises (IOCs) derived from ESET's various investigations.
  • Mar 6th

    Host-based tools

    Sandboxes

  • Bubblewrapstars1.8k - Sandboxing tool for use by unprivileged Linux users capable of restricting access to parts of the operating system or user data.
  • Feb 6th

    Cloud platform security

    Kubernetes

  • KubeSec - Static analyzer of Kubernetes manifests that can be run locally, as a Kuberenetes admission controller, or as its own cloud service.
  • Managed Kubernetes Inspection Tool (MKIT)stars353 - Query and validate several common security-related configuration settings of managed Kubernetes cluster objects and the workloads/resources running inside the cluster.
  • Polaris - Validates Kubernetes best practices by running tests against code commits, a Kubernetes admission request, or live resources already running in a cluster.
  • kube-hunter - Open-source tool that runs a set of tests ("hunters") for security issues in Kubernetes clusters from either outside ("attacker's view") or inside a cluster.
  • Threat intelligence

  • Open Source Vulnerabilities (OSV) - Vulnerability database and triage infrastructure for open source projects aimed at helping both open source maintainers and consumers of open source.
  • Jan 1st

    Security configurations

  • Bunkerized-nginxstars2.3k - Docker image of an NginX configuration and scripts implementing many defensive techniques for Web sites.
  • Windows-based defenses

  • PlumHoundstars562 - More effectively use BloodHoundAD in continual security life-cycles by utilizing its pathfinding engine to identify Active Directory security vulnerabilities.
  • Dec 14th, 2020

    Threat intelligence

    Threat signature packages and collections

  • FireEye's Sunburst Countermeasuresstars540 - Collection of IoC in various languages for detecting backdoored SolarWinds Orion NMS activities and related vulnerabilities.
  • Dec 12th, 2020

    DevSecOps

    Fuzzing

  • Atheris - Coverage-guided Python fuzzing engine based off of libFuzzer that supports fuzzing of Python code but also native extensions written for CPython.
  • Dec 9th, 2020

    Threat intelligence

    Threat signature packages and collections

  • FireEye's Red Team Tool Countermeasuresstars2.5k - Collection of Snort and YARA rules to detect attacks carried out with FireEye's own Red Team tools, first released after FireEye disclosed a breach in December 2020.
  • YARA Rulesstars2.8k - Project covering the need for IT security researchers to have a single repository where different Yara signatures are compiled, classified and kept as up to date as possible.
  • Dec 6th, 2020

    Preparedness training and wargaming

  • BadBlood - Fills a test (non-production) Windows Domain with data that enables security analysts and engineers to practice using tools to gain an understanding and prescribe to securing Active Directory.
  • Threat intelligence

  • Sigmastars4.2k - Generic signature format for SIEM systems, offering an open signature format that allows you to describe relevant log events in a straightforward manner.
  • YARAstars5.1k - Tool aimed at (but not limited to) helping malware researchers to identify and classify malware samples, described as "the pattern matching swiss army knife" for file patterns and signatures.
  • Nov 13th, 2020

    macOS-based defenses

  • Santastars3.5k - Keep track of binaries that are naughty or nice in an allow/deny-listing system for macOS.
  • Oct 25th, 2020

    Automation

  • PyREBox - Python-scriptable reverse engineering sandbox, based on QEMU.
  • Oct 11th, 2020

    Threat intelligence

  • DATAstars86 - Credential phish analysis and automation tool that can accept suspected phishing URLs directly or trigger on observed network traffic containing such a URL.
  • Sep 19th, 2020

    DevSecOps

    Fuzzing

  • OneFuzzstars2.4k - Self-hosted Fuzzing-as-a-Service (FaaS) platform.
  • Sep 16th, 2020

    Automation

  • Watchtower - Container-based solution for automating Docker container base image updates, providing an unattended upgrade experience.
  • Aug 14th, 2020

    DevSecOps

  • Banestars961 - Custom and better AppArmor profile generator for Docker containers.
  • Trivystars8.9k - Simple and comprehensive vulnerability scanner for containers and other artifacts, suitable for use in continuous integration pipelines.
  • Aug 13th, 2020

    Communications security (COMSEC)

  • Geneva (Genetic Evasion) - Novel experimental genetic algorithm that evolves packet-manipulation-based censorship evasion strategies against nation-state level censors to increase availability of otherwise blocked content.
  • Aug 11th, 2020

    DevSecOps

    Compliance testing and reporting

  • Chef InSpec - Language for describing security and compliance rules, which become automated tests that can be run against IT infrastructures to discover and report on non-compliance.
  • OpenSCAP Base - Both a library and a command line tool (oscap) used to evaluate a system against SCAP baseline profiles to report on the security posture of the scanned system(s).
  • Jul 28th, 2020

    DevSecOps

    Application or Binary Hardening

  • DynInst - Tools for binary instrumentation, analysis, and modification, useful for binary patching.
  • DynamoRIO - Runtime code manipulation system that supports code transformations on any part of a program, while it executes, implemented as a process-level virtual machine.
  • Valgrind - Instrumentation framework for building dynamic analysis tools.
  • Jul 15th, 2020

    Cloud platform security

  • Kata Containers - Secure container runtime with lightweight virtual machines that feel and perform like containers, but provide stronger workload isolation using hardware virtualization technology as a second layer of defense.
  • gVisorstars11.8k - Application kernel, written in Go, that implements a substantial portion of the Linux system surface to provide an isolation boundary between the application and the host kernel.
  • Security monitoring

    Network Security Monitoring (NSM)

  • Respounderstars266 - Detects the presence of the Responder LLMNR/NBT-NS/MDNS poisoner on a network.
  • Tsunamistars7.2k - General purpose network security scanner with an extensible plugin system for detecting high severity vulnerabilities with high confidence.
  • Jul 14th, 2020

    DevSecOps

  • SOPSstars8.4k - Editor of encrypted files that supports YAML, JSON, ENV, INI and binary formats and encrypts with AWS KMS, GCP KMS, Azure Key Vault, and PGP.
  • Vault - Tool for securely accessing secrets such as API keys, passwords, or certificates through a unified interface.
  • git-crypt - Transparent file encryption in git; files which you choose to protect are encrypted when committed, and decrypted when checked out.
  • Jun 24th, 2020

    Network perimeter defenses

  • Gatekeeperstars635 - First open source Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection system.
  • Jun 21st, 2020

    Incident Response tools

  • LogonTracerstars1.9k - Investigate malicious Windows logon by visualizing and analyzing Windows event log.
  • Volatility - Advanced memory forensics framework.
  • Security monitoring

    Network Security Monitoring (NSM)

  • Real Intelligence Threat Analysis (RITA)stars1.6k - Open source framework for network traffic analysis that ingests Zeek logs and detects beaconing, DNS tunneling, and more.
  • Jun 18th, 2020

    Automation

  • Dev-Sec.io - Server hardening framework providing Ansible, Chef, and Puppet implementations of various baseline security configurations.
  • peepdf - Scriptable PDF file analyzer.
  • Automation

    Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR)

  • Shuffle - Graphical generalized workflow (automation) builder for IT professionals and blue teamers.
  • Jun 8th, 2020

    Security monitoring

    Service and performance monitoring

  • Zabbix - Mature, enterprise-level platform to monitor large-scale IT environments.
  • Security monitoring

    Network Security Monitoring (NSM)

  • Stenographerstars1.7k - Full-packet-capture utility for buffering packets to disk for intrusion detection and incident response purposes.
  • May 29th, 2020

    Cloud platform security

  • Falco - Behavioral activity monitor designed to detect anomalous activity in containerized applications, hosts, and network packet flows by auditing the Linux kernel and enriched by runtime data such as Kubernetes metrics.
  • May 11th, 2020

    macOS-based defenses

  • BlockBlock - Monitors common persistence locations and alerts whenever a persistent component is added, which helps to detect and prevent malware installation.
  • Apr 23rd, 2020

    Windows-based defenses

  • Sandboxie - Free and open source general purpose Windows application sandboxing utility.
  • Apr 19th, 2020

    DevSecOps

  • DefectDojo - Application vulnerability management tool built for DevOps and continuous security integration.
  • DevSecOps

    Fuzzing

  • FuzzBench - Free service that evaluates fuzzers on a wide variety of real-world benchmarks, at Google scale.
  • Apr 15th, 2020

    Threat intelligence

  • AttackerKB - Free and public crowdsourced vulnerability assessment platform to help prioritize high-risk patch application and combat vulnerability fatigue.
  • Apr 6th, 2020

    DevSecOps

  • CodeQL - Discover vulnerabilities across a codebase by performing queries against code as though it were data.
  • Apr 2nd, 2020

    Security monitoring

    Network Security Monitoring (NSM)

  • VASTstars323 - Free and open-source network telemetry engine for data-driven security investigations.
  • Zeek - Powerful network analysis framework focused on security monitoring, formerly known as Bro.
  • Mar 26th, 2020

    Host-based tools

  • Crowd Inspect - Free tool for Windows systems aimed to alert you to the presence of malware that may be communicating over the network.
  • Security monitoring

    Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)

  • Wazuh - Open source, multiplatform agent-based security monitoring based on a fork of OSSEC HIDS.
  • Security monitoring

    Network Security Monitoring (NSM)

  • ChopShopstars449 - Framework to aid analysts in the creation and execution of pynids-based decoders and detectors of APT tradecraft.
  • Maltrailstars4.2k - Malicious network traffic detection system.
  • Molochstars4.9k - Augments your current security infrastructure to store and index network traffic in standard PCAP format, providing fast, indexed access.
  • OwlH - Helps manage network IDS at scale by visualizing Suricata, Zeek, and Moloch life cycles.
  • Snort - Widely-deployed, Free Software IPS capable of real-time packet analysis, traffic logging, and custom rule-based triggers.
  • SpoofSpotterstars46 - Catch spoofed NetBIOS Name Service (NBNS) responses and alert to an email or log file.
  • Suricata - Free, cross-platform, IDS/IPS with on- and off-line analysis modes and deep packet inspection capabilities that is also scriptable with Lua.
  • Wireshark - Free and open-source packet analyzer useful for network troubleshooting or forensic netflow analysis.
  • netsniff-ng - Free and fast GNU/Linux networking toolkit with numerous utilities such as a connection tracking tool (flowtop), traffic generator (trafgen), and autonomous system (AS) trace route utility (astraceroute).
  • Security monitoring

    Threat hunting

  • CimSweepstars585 - Suite of CIM/WMI-based tools enabling remote incident response and hunting operations across all versions of Windows.
  • DeepBlueCLIstars1.2k - PowerShell module for hunt teaming via Windows Event logs.
  • GRR Rapid Responsestars3.9k - Incident response framework focused on remote live forensics consisting of a Python agent installed on assets and Python-based server infrastructure enabling analysts to quickly triage attacks and perform analysis remotely.
  • Hunting ELK (HELK)stars3k - All-in-one Free Software threat hunting stack based on Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kafka, and Kibana with various built-in integrations for analytics including Jupyter Notebook.
  • MozDefstars2.2k - Automate the security incident handling process and facilitate the real-time activities of incident handlers.
  • PSHuntstars220 - PowerShell module designed to scan remote endpoints for indicators of compromise or survey them for more comprehensive information related to state of those systems.
  • PSReconstars427 - PSHunt-like tool for analyzing remote Windows systems that also produces a self-contained HTML report of its findings.
  • PowerForensicsstars1.1k - All in one PowerShell-based platform to perform live hard disk forensic analysis.
  • rastrea2rstars180 - Multi-platform tool for triaging suspected IOCs on many endpoints simultaneously and that integrates with antivirus consoles.
  • Redline - Freeware endpoint auditing and analysis tool that provides host-based investigative capabilities, offered by FireEye, Inc.
  • Mar 16th, 2020

    Automation

  • Clevisstars469 - Plugable framework for automated decryption, often used as a Tang client.
  • DevSecOps

    Policy enforcement

  • Tangstars237 - Server for binding data to network presence; provides data to clients only when they are on a certain (secured) network.
  • Feb 26th, 2020

    DevSecOps

  • Snyk - Finds and fixes vulnerabilities and license violations in open source dependencies and container images.
  • Feb 18th, 2020

    DevSecOps

    Application or Binary Hardening

  • Egalito - Binary recompiler and instrumentation framework that can fully disassemble, transform, and regenerate ordinary Linux binaries designed for binary hardening and security research.
  • Feb 10th, 2020

    Network perimeter defenses

  • ssh-auditstars938 - Simple tool that makes quick recommendations for improving an SSH server's security posture.
  • Jan 20th, 2020

    Cloud platform security

  • Checkov - Static analysis for Terraform (infrastructure as code) to help detect CIS policy violations and prevent cloud security misconfiguration.
  • Nov 21st, 2019

    Honeypots

  • Kushtaka - Sustainable all-in-one honeypot and honeytoken orchestrator for under-resourced blue teams.
  • Nov 6th, 2019

    Phishing awareness and reporting

  • mailspoofstars58 - Scans SPF and DMARC records for issues that could allow email spoofing.
  • Nov 5th, 2019

    Phishing awareness and reporting

  • CertSpotterstars527 - Certificate Transparency log monitor from SSLMate that alerts you when a SSL/TLS certificate is issued for one of your domains.
  • Cloud platform security

  • Prowlerstars4.1k - Tool based on AWS-CLI commands for Amazon Web Services account security assessment and hardening.
  • Scout Suitestars3.6k - Open source multi-cloud security-auditing tool, which enables security posture assessment of cloud environments.
  • Nov 4th, 2019

    Phishing awareness and reporting

  • phishing_catcherstars1.3k - Configurable script to watch for issuances of suspicious TLS certificates by domain name in the Certificate Transparency Log (CTL) using the CertStream service.
  • Sep 24th, 2019

    Phishing awareness and reporting

  • Phishing Intelligence Engine (PIE)stars160 - Framework that will assist with the detection and response to phishing attacks.
  • Aug 6th, 2019

    Automation

  • Ansible Lockdown - Curated collection of information security themed Ansible roles that are both vetted and actively maintained.
  • Aug 5th, 2019

    Security monitoring

    Service and performance monitoring

  • Locust - Open source load testing tool in which you can define user behaviour with Python code and swarm your system with millions of simultaneous users.
  • Automation

    Code libraries and bindings

  • MultiScannerstars523 - File analysis framework written in Python that assists in evaluating a set of files by automatically running a suite of tools against them and aggregating the output.
  • libcrafterstars271 - High level C++ network packet sniffing and crafting library.
  • Jul 29th, 2019

    macOS-based defenses

  • LuLu - Free macOS firewall.
  • Strongholdstars868 - Easily configure macOS security settings from the terminal.
  • macOS Fortressstars325 - Automated configuration of kernel-level, OS-level, and client-level security features including privatizing proxying and anti-virus scanning for macOS.
  • Jul 27th, 2019

    Phishing awareness and reporting

  • Gophish - Powerful, open-source phishing framework that makes it easy to test your organization's exposure to phishing.
  • King Phisherstars1.6k - Tool for testing and promoting user awareness by simulating real world phishing attacks.
  • NotifySecuritystars109 - Outlook add-in used to help your users to report suspicious e-mails to security teams.
  • Swordphishstars187 - Platform allowing to create and manage (fake) phishing campaigns intended to train people in identifying suspicious mails.
  • Jul 13th, 2019

    Incident Response tools

    IR management consoles

  • Rekall - Advanced forensic and incident response framework.
  • Jul 11th, 2019

    Automation

  • DShellstars5.3k - Extensible network forensic analysis framework written in Python that enables rapid development of plugins to support the dissection of network packet captures.
  • Jun 13th, 2019

    Host-based tools

    Sandboxes

  • Firejail - SUID program that reduces the risk of security breaches by restricting the running environment of untrusted applications using Linux namespaces and seccomp-bpf.
  • Host-based tools

  • chkrootkit - Locally checks for signs of a rootkit on GNU/Linux systems.
  • Jun 6th, 2019

    Incident Response tools

    Evidence collection

  • AutoMacTCstars355 - Modular, automated forensic triage collection framework designed to access various forensic artifacts on macOS, parse them, and present them in formats viable for analysis.
  • May 5th, 2019

    DevSecOps

  • Cilium - Open source software for transparently securing the network connectivity between application services deployed using Linux container management platforms like Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Mar 31st, 2019

    Honeypots

    Tarpits

  • Endlesshstars4.8k - SSH tarpit that slowly sends an endless banner.
  • LaBrea - Program that answers ARP requests for unused IP space, creating the appearance of fake machines that answer further requests very slowly in order to slow down scanners, worms, etcetera.
  • Mar 19th, 2019

    Transport-layer defenses

  • MITMEnginestars516 - Golang library for server-side detection of TLS interception events.
  • Mar 16th, 2019

    Automation

    Code libraries and bindings

  • censys-pythonstars248 - Python wrapper to the Censys REST API.
  • Mar 11th, 2019

    Windows-based defenses

  • Sigcheck - Audit a Windows host's root certificate store against Microsoft's Certificate Trust List (CTL).
  • Mar 8th, 2019

    Communications security (COMSEC)

  • GPG Syncstars311 - Centralize and automate OpenPGP public key distribution, revocation, and updates amongst all members of an organization or team.
  • Feb 27th, 2019

    Threat intelligence

  • Active Directory Control Pathsstars530 - Visualize and graph Active Directory permission configs ("control relations") to audit questions such as "Who can read the CEO's email?" and similar.
  • Feb 26th, 2019

    Host-based tools

  • Rootkit Hunter (rkhunter) - POSIX-compliant Bash script that scans a host for various signs of malware.
  • Jan 1st, 2019

    Transport-layer defenses

  • Tor - Censorship circumvention and anonymizing overlay network providing distributed, cryptographically verified name services (.onion domains) to enhance publisher privacy and service availability.
  • DevSecOps

  • Clairstars8.2k - Static analysis tool to probe for vulnerabilities introduced via application container (e.g., Docker) images.
  • Gauntlt - Pentest applications during routine continuous integration build pipelines.
  • SonarQube - Continuous inspection tool that provides detailed reports during automated testing and alerts on newly introduced security vulnerabilities.
  • Nov 16th, 2018

    DevSecOps

  • BlackBoxstars5.9k - Safely store secrets in Git/Mercurial/Subversion by encrypting them "at rest" using GnuPG.
  • Aug 29th, 2018

    Automation

    Code libraries and bindings

  • python-stix2stars230 - Python APIs for serializing and de-serializing Structured Threat Information eXpression (STIX) JSON content, plus higher-level APIs for common tasks.
  • python-dshieldstars22 - Pythonic interface to the Internet Storm Center/DShield API.
  • python-sandboxapistars107 - Minimal, consistent Python API for building integrations with malware sandboxes.
  • Threat intelligence

  • ThreatIngestorstars502 - Extendable tool to extract and aggregate IOCs from threat feeds including Twitter, RSS feeds, or other sources.
  • Aug 22nd, 2018

    Incident Response tools

  • aws_irstars285 - Automates your incident response with zero security preparedness assumptions.
  • Incident Response tools

    Evidence collection

  • Margarita Shotgunstars188 - Command line utility (that works with or without Amazon EC2 instances) to parallelize remote memory acquisition.
  • Aug 21st, 2018

    DevSecOps

  • Git Secretsstars9.5k - Prevents you from committing passwords and other sensitive information to a git repository.
  • Aug 10th, 2018

    Host-based tools

  • Open Source HIDS SECurity (OSSEC) - Fully open source and free, feature-rich, Host-based Instrusion Detection System (HIDS).
  • Aug 6th, 2018

    Transport-layer defenses

  • Certbot - Free tool to automate the issuance and renewal of TLS certificates from the LetsEncrypt Root CA with plugins that configure various Web and e-mail server software.
  • Operating System distributions

  • Computer Aided Investigative Environment (CAINE) - Italian GNU/Linux live distribution that pre-packages numerous digital forensics and evidence collection tools.
  • Security Onion - Free and open source GNU/Linux distribution for intrusion detection, enterprise security monitoring, and log management.
  • Preparedness training and wargaming

  • Atomic Red Team - Library of simple, automatable tests to execute for testing security controls.
  • Network Flight Simulator (flightsim)stars579 - Utility to generate malicious network traffic and help security teams evaluate security controls and audit their network visibility.
  • RedHunt OSstars1k - Ubuntu-based Open Virtual Appliance (.ova) preconfigured with several threat emulation tools as well as a defender's toolkit.
  • APTSimulatorstars1.6k - Toolset to make a system look as if it was the victim of an APT attack.
  • Mettastars902 - Automated information security preparedness tool to do adversarial simulation.
  • Host-based tools

  • Fail2ban - Intrusion prevention software framework that protects computer servers from brute-force attacks.
  • Incident Response tools

    IR management consoles

  • Fast Incident Response (FIR)stars1.3k - Cybersecurity incident management platform allowing for easy creation, tracking, and reporting of cybersecurity incidents.
  • TheHive - Scalable, free Security Incident Response Platform designed to make life easier for SOCs, CSIRTs, and CERTs, featuring tight integration with MISP.
  • threat_notestars395 - Web application built by Defense Point Security to allow security researchers the ability to add and retrieve indicators related to their research.
  • Incident Response tools

    Evidence collection

  • OSXAuditorstars3.1k - Free macOS computer forensics tool.
  • OSXCollectorstars1.8k - Forensic evidence collection & analysis toolkit for macOS.
  • ir-rescuestars345 - Windows Batch script and a Unix Bash script to comprehensively collect host forensic data during incident response.
  • Threat intelligence

  • MLSec Combinestars615 - Gather and combine multiple threat intelligence feed sources into one customizable, standardized CSV-based format.
  • Windows-based defenses

  • Sticky Keys Slayerstars271 - Establishes a Windows RDP session from a list of hostnames and scans for accessibility tools backdoors, alerting if one is discovered.
  • Windows Secure Host Baselinestars1.3k - Group Policy objects, compliance checks, and configuration tools that provide an automated and flexible approach for securely deploying and maintaining the latest releases of Windows 10.
  • Aug 5th, 2018

    Automation

    Code libraries and bindings

  • Posh-VirusTotalstars95 - PowerShell interface to VirusTotal.com APIs.
  • Windows-based defenses

  • HardenToolsstars1.8k - Utility that disables a number of risky Windows features.
  • WMI Monitorstars107 - Log newly created WMI consumers and processes to the Windows Application event log.
  • Incident Response tools

    IR management consoles

  • CIRTKitstars130 - Scriptable Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR) toolkit built on Viper.
  • Security monitoring

    Service and performance monitoring

  • osquerystars18.4k - Operating system instrumentation framework for macOS, Windows, and Linux, exposing the OS as a high-performance relational database that can be queried with a SQL-like syntax.
  • Threat intelligence

  • Foragerstars147 - Multi-threaded threat intelligence gathering built with Python3 featuring simple text-based configuration and data storage for ease of use and data portability.
  • Malware Information Sharing Platform and Threat Sharing (MISP) - Open source software solution for collecting, storing, distributing and sharing cyber security indicators.
  • Viperstars1.4k - Binary analysis and management framework enabling easy organization of malware and exploit samples.
  • Jul 31st, 2018

    Preparedness training and wargaming

  • DumpsterFirestars813 - Modular, menu-driven, cross-platform tool for building repeatable, time-delayed, distributed security events for Blue Team drills and sensor/alert mapping.
  • Windows-based defenses

  • NotRulerstars74 - Detect both client-side rules and VBScript enabled forms used by the Rulerstars1.6k attack tool when attempting to compromise a Microsoft Exchange server.
  • Honeypots

  • CanaryTokensstars807 - Self-hostable honeytoken generator and reporting dashboard; demo version available at CanaryTokens.org.
  • Host-based tools

  • Artillerystars877 - Combination honeypot, filesystem monitor, and alerting system designed to protect Linux and Windows operating systems.
  • Tor Onion service defenses

  • OnionBalance - Provides load-balancing while also making Onion services more resilient and reliable by eliminating single points-of-failure.
  • Vanguardsstars108 - Version 3 Onion service guard discovery attack mitigation script (intended for eventual inclusion in Tor core).
  • Jul 27th, 2018

    Threat intelligence

  • Unfetter - Identifies defensive gaps in security posture by leveraging Mitre's ATT&CK framework.
  • Jul 26th, 2018

    Threat intelligence

  • GRASSMARLINstars669 - Provides IP network situational awareness of industrial control systems (ICS) and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) by passively mapping, accounting for, and reporting on your ICS/SCADA network topology and endpoints.
  • Jul 25th, 2018

    Security monitoring

    Service and performance monitoring

  • Icinga - Modular redesign of Nagios with pluggable user interfaces and an expanded set of data connectors, collectors, and reporting tools.
  • Nagios - Popular network and service monitoring solution and reporting platform.
  • OpenNMS - Free and feature-rich networking monitoring system supporting multiple configurations, a variety of alerting mechanisms (email, XMPP, SMS), and numerous data collection methods (SNMP, HTTP, JDBC, etc).
  • Jul 23rd, 2018

    Network perimeter defenses

  • fwknop - Protects ports via Single Packet Authorization in your firewall.
  • Security monitoring

    Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)

  • AlienVault OSSIM - Single-server open source SIEM platform featuring asset discovery, asset inventorying, behavioral monitoring, and event correlation, driven by AlienVault Open Threat Exchange (OTX).
  • Prelude SIEM OSS - Open source, agentless SIEM with a long history and several commercial variants featuring security event collection, normalization, and alerting from arbitrary log input and numerous popular monitoring tools.
  • Transport-layer defenses

  • OpenVPN - Open source, SSL/TLS-based virtual private network (VPN).
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