Extremely popular, the award-winning WinSCP includes an SFTP client, SCP client, FTPS client and FTP client. It offers two different interfaces and also includes an integrated text editor. Operating System: Windows.
While WinSCP offers only a client version, FileZilla offers both a client version and a version that allows you to set up your own FTP server. It supports FTP, FTPS and SSH transfer protocol. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.
The Open Digital Evidence Search and Seizure Architecture, aka "ODESSA," offers several different tools that for examining and reporting on digital evidence. This is an older project, but still valuable. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.
These two apps work together: The Sleuth Kit offers command line tools for conducting digital investigations, and Autopsy Browser offers a browser-based GUI for accessing those tools. The project also now includes a Hadoop framework for large-scale data analysis. Operating System: Windows, Linux, OS X.
Endian Firewall Community can turn any PC (including pretty old ones) into a gateway security appliance complete with a firewall, application-level proxies with antivirus support, virus and spam-filtering for email, Web content and a VPN. Supported versions of the software and hardware appliances are also available on the site. Operating System: Linux.
42. Untangle Lite
Similar to Endian, Untangle Lite also helps users create their own gateway security appliances. In addition, Untangle offers commercial products, and you can download each of the individual apps included in Untangle Lite (firewall, intrusion prevention, attack blocker, etc.) separately. Operating System: Linux.
ClearOS combines gateway security functionality with the capabilities of a small business server. It offers networking, groupware, a mail server, a Web server and more. Paid support and hardware are also available. Operating System: Linux.
Standard Tripwire is now a closed source project, but the community has continued developing the open source version released in 2000. It monitors the content of files and alerts network managers when those files have changed, alerting them to possible intrusions. Operating System: Windows, Linux.
In addition to file integrity checking, OSSEC also performs log analysis, policy monitoring, rootkit detection and real-time alerting to help prevent and detect intrusions into your network. It's downloaded more than 5,000 times per month and has won numerous awards. Operating System: Windows, Linux.
AFICK, short for "Another File Integrity Checker," offers similar functionality as Tripwire. It's portable, fast and runs from a GUI or the command line. Operating System: Windows, Linux.
With millions of downloads and more than 400,000 registered users, Snort claims to be "the most widely deployed IDS/IPS technology worldwide." Operating System: Windows, Linux OS X.
Like most of the other apps on our Firewall list, IPCop turns a PC into a Linux-based firewall to protect your network. This one is designed for home or SOHO users, and it boasts an easy-to-use Web interface. Operating System: Linux.
Although it was originally designed to offer firewall and router functionality, Devil-Linux can also operate as a server for many applications, including mail hosting. Created by IT administrators for IT administrators, it boasts top-notch security and excellent customization capabilities. Operating System: Linux.
50. Turtle Firewall
Designed to be simple and fast, Turtle allows network managers to configure it via a Web interface or by modifying XML files. The website also includes some good introductory information on the nature of firewalls. Operating System: Linux.
Shorewall doesn't claim to be the easiest Linux firewall to use, but it does claim to be "the most flexible and powerful." You can use it on a system functioning as a dedicated firewall, as a multi-function gateway/router/server or as a standalone GNU/Linux PC. Operating System: Linux.
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