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19 open source GitHub projects for security pros

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Apr 19, 2016.

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    When it comes to performing ongoing maintenance, stomping out crises, or scoping new projects, most administrators either execute tasks manually or write a script to automate the process. But the really smart ones look for a capable tool to do the job.

    With more than 800 security-focused projects, GitHub offers IT administrators and information security professionals a wealth of tools and frameworks for malware analysis, penetration testing, computer and network forensics, incident response, network monitoring, and a whole lot more.

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    Here are some of the most effective open source security projects that anyone charged with protecting their systems and networks should check out. We've grouped them by task for easy reference:

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