5 TOP CYBERSECURITY OPEN SOURCE PROJECTS THAT CAN SAVE YOUR ORGANIZATION
Cybersecurity necessities have increased over the years due to rise of cyber threats on small and large organisations. Data breaches trouble business in many cases, leads to bankruptcy for companies because of financial and reputational losses. In fact, there is a recent survey suggesting that average cost of data breach is about $ 3.9 million. Small and medium scale organisations can leverage these open source projects and gain a promising beginning to start their security initiatives for safeguarding their businesses. Now this is the list of open source projects to secure your business from cyber threats:
IBM CLOUD Pak
IBM Cloud Pak is a fully integrated data and AI Platform that modernizes how the businesses collect, organise, analyse data and infuse AI throughout their organisations. The software assists organisations in automating a response to cyber-attacks, shielding the system. The main benefit is deploying a complete private cloud system in less than 4 hours. The outstanding features are best in class data virtualization, cloud native agility, extensible API s and ecosystem.
In order to provide security to infrastructure, Google along with its partners has open sourced OpenTitan to organize the necessity of cybersecurity from the ground level. The silicon root of trust (RoT) project can be used to assemble guidelines of data centre servers, storage, among others. It provides cryptographically unique machine identity to help organisations monitor validity.
Vuls is open source, agentless vulnerability scanner for Linux/FreeBSD based on information from Cloud, on –premise, Docker, NVD, OVAL etc. The idea or thought behind this project is to automate the security and notify the system administrators. It can even check or scan vulnerabilities. Vuls v 0.5.0 non restarting process which updated before but not restarting yet. That is why Vuls, one of the most famous cybersecurity on GitHub.
ModSecurity is an open source, cross platform web application firewall(WAF) module, known as the” Swiss army Knife” of WAFs it enables web application defenders to attain visibility into HTTP(S). It also provides real-time application security monitoring and access control, Full HTTP traffic logging, and web application hardening.
A tool to detect bugs in Java and C/C++/Objective-C code before it ships. Infer is a static analysis tool — helps in detecting critical bugs to help organisations prevent crash and poor performance in apps. Facebook has open Source-Infer.