sectool is often a security tool that will be applied each like a security audit along with a component of an intrusion detection system. It consists of set of tests, library and textual , graphical frontend. Screening are sorted into groups and security levels. Administrators can run a number of tests, groups or whole security levels.
Security Levels in sectool
1.Naive – pretty basic and short set of tests
2.Desktop – set of tests prepared to run on box not connected to internet
3.Network – standard client machine connected to internet
4.Server – network server
5.Paranoid – bunch of tests for paranoid admins
The tests print several type of messages during their execution. “Warning” and “Error” messages are used to inform about discovered security risks.
warning – something that admin should know about
error – issues that should be fixed
Then there are another two messages: “Hint” and “Info”. These two are not print by default, so they need to be turned on.
hint – helps to find a way how to resolve discovered issue
info – provides information what does the test do at the moment
Test Results of sectool
Every test run is finished with one of these results:
- PASS – Everything went OK, no security risks were discovered
- WARNING – only warning messages were print
- ERROR – at least one security issue was discovered
- FAIL – internal test problem appears, test can’t be run
Operating system supported
We hope support for windows wil be added soon .
Download sectool v0.9.4 Here