Security Tools

General Security Tools

  • Tenable Nessus
  • SSH
    • Moba Xterm
    • Putty
    • SSH Secure Shell
  • Network Time Protocol (NTP) – Synchronizing Time
    • To effectively investigate compromises or security incidents it is necessary to have clocks synchronized to a common system
      • Install synchronizing software such as Netlab

Windows Security Tools

  • Microsoft Windows Defender
  • Malwarebytes
  • Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer
    • MBSA runs on the latest flavor of Windows and can scan for missing security patches and vulnerabilities in Microsoft products

Linux Security Tools

  • Ubuntu Linux
    • Be sure to enable the host firewall as it is disabled by default. Use ufw for this purpose.
  • Red Hat Linux
    • Use Update Agent to retrieve the latest software packages from Red Hat. Using this tool will allow you to always have the most up-to-date Red Hat Linux system with all security patches and bug fixes.