Bastille

Bastille : Security hardening script for Linux, Mac OS X, and HP-UX The Bastille Hardening program “locks down” an operating system, proactively configuring the system for increased security and decreasing its susceptibility to compromise. Bastille can also assess a system’s current state of hardening, granularly reporting on each of the security settings with which it […]

Helix

Helix : A Linux Distribution with Computer Forensics in Mind Helix is a customized distribution of the Knoppix Live Linux CD. Helix is more than just a bootable live CD. You can still boot into a customized Linux environment that includes customized Linux kernels, excellent hardware detection and many applications dedicated to Incident Response and […]

OpenBSD

OpenBSD : The Proactively Secure Operating System OpenBSD is one of the only operating systems to treat security as their very highest priority. Even higher than usability in some cases. But their enviable security record speaks for itself. They also focus on stability and fight to obtain documentation for the hardware they wish to support. […]

Knoppix

Knoppix : A general-purpose bootable live system on CD or DVD Knoppix consists of a representative collection of GNU/Linux software, automatic hardware detection, and support for many graphics cards, sound cards, SCSI and USB devices and other peripherals. KNOPPIX can be used as a productive Linux system for the desktop, educational CD, rescue system, or […]

BackTrack

BackTrack : An Innovative Penetration Testing live Linux distribution This excellent bootable live-CD Linux distribution comes from the merger of Whax and Auditor. It boasts a huge variety of Security and Forensics tools and provides a rich development environment. User modularity is emphasized so the distribution can be easily customized by the user to include […]