Lynis v-2.1.8 : is a system and security auditing tool for Unix/Linux.

Lynis v-2.1.8 : is a system and security auditing tool for Unix/Linux.

Changelog v2.1.8 10/1/2016:
+ New version, changed official author name and date
+ [AUTH-9234] Gather users on AIX, and rewriting of tests.
* Networking
+ NETW-2600 collects IPv6 configuration and best practices for Linux.
+ NETW-3004 now collects network interface names from most common operating systems.
* Operating systems
+ [NETW-2600] IPv6 configuration check for Linux

lynis-v-2-1-8

lynis-v-2-1-8

Lynis is a security auditing for Unix derivatives like Linux, BSD, and Solaris. It performs an in-depth security scan on the system to detect software and security issues. Besides information related to security, it will also scan for general system information, vulnerable software packages, and possible configuration issues.
We believe software should be simple, updated on a regular basis and open. You should be able to trust, understand, and even alter the software. Many agree with us, as the software is being used by thousands every day to protect their systems.

Main goals:
+ Security auditing (automated)
+ Compliance testing (e.g. PCI-DSS, HIPAA)
+ Vulnerability testing

The software aims to also assist with:
+ Configuration management
+ Software patch management
+ System hardening
+ Penetration testing
+ Malware scanning
+ Intrusion detection
Installation:

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