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Dropbear SSH Server 2014.63
| 26 March 2014

Platform: Linux File type: .tar.bz2
Updated: 26 March 2014 Size: 1.5 Mb
Developer: Matt Johnston License: MIT
Category: Encryption, Networking Downloads: 3915

Dropbear is an SSH 2 server, designed to be usable in small memory environments.

  • A small memory footprint suitable for memory-constrained environments Dropbear can compile to a 110kB statically linked binary with uClibc on x86 (only minimal options selected)
  • Dropbear server implements X11 forwarding, and authentication-agent forwarding for OpenSSH clients
  • Can run from inetd or standalone
  • Compatible with OpenSSH ~/.ssh/authorized_keys public key authentication
  • The server, client, keygen, and key converter can be compiled into a single binary (like busybox)
  • Features can easily be disabled when compiling to save space
  • Multi-hop mode uses SSH TCP forwarding to tunnel through multiple SSH hosts in a single command.


Samhain 3.1.1
| updated 1 June 2014

Samhain is an open source file integrity and host-based intrusion detection system.

| updated 1 June 2014

Shorewall is an iptables based firewall that can be used on a dedicated firewall system, a multi-function masquerade gateway/server or on a standalone Linux system.

ntopng 1.1
| updated 1 June 2014

ntopng is the next generation version of the original ntop, a network traffic probe that shows the network usage, similar to what the popular top Unix command does.

Nmap 6.46
| updated 8 May 2014

Nmap is a free and open source utility for network exploration or security auditing.

ModSecurity 2.8.0
| updated 16 April 2014

ModSecurity is an open source intrusion detection and prevention engine for web applications.


How to talk infosec with kids

Posted on 17 September 2014.  |  It's never too early to talk infosec with kids: you simply need the right story. In fact, as cyber professionals its our duty to teach ALL the kids in our life about technology. If we are to make an impact, we must remember that children needed to be taught about technology on their terms.

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