List of applications/Security

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Network security

  • Arpwatch — Tool that monitors ethernet activity and keeps a database of Ethernet/IP address pairings. || arpwatch
  • Honeyd — Tool that allows the user to set up and run multiple virtual hosts on a computer network. || honeydAUR
  • IPTraf — Console-based network monitoring utility. || iptraf-ng
  • Nmap — Security scanner used to discover hosts and services on a computer network, thus creating a "map" of the network. || nmap
  • Ntop — Network probe that shows network usage in a way similar to what top does for processes. || ntop
  • PortBunny — Extremly fast console port scanner. || portbunnyAUR
  • Snort — Network intrusion prevention and detection system. || snortAUR
  • Sshguard — Daemon that protects SSH and other services against brute-force attacts, similar to Fail2ban. || sshguard
  • vnStat — Console-based network traffic monitor that keeps a log of network traffic for the selected interfaces. || vnstat
  • Wireshark — Network protocol analyzer that lets you capture and interactively browse the traffic running on a computer network. || wireshark-cli wireshark-gtk

Threat and vulnerability detection

  • Nessus — Comprehensive vulnerability scanning program. || nessusAUR
  • Tripwire — Intrusion detection system. || tripwireAUR

File security

  • AIDE — File and directory integrity checker. || aide
  • Logwatch — Customizable log analysis system. || logwatch
  • Swatch — Utility that can monitor just about any type of log. || swatchAUR
  • Tcpdump — Common console-based packet analyzer that allows the user to intercept and display TCP/IP and other packets being transmitted or received over a network. || tcpdump

Backup programs



Screen lockers

  • slock — Very simple and lightweight X screen locker. Offers only a black background when locked, there are no animations or text fields. || slock
  • sflock — Simple screen locker utility for X, based on slock. Provides a very basic user feedback. || sflock-gitAUR
  • sxlock — Fork of sflock with a few enhancements. Provides basic user feedback, uses PAM authentication, supports DPMS and RandR. || sxlock-gitAUR