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OpenSEC: Open Security Solutions Launches

May 17, 1999, 14:10 (0 Talkback[s])

Thanks to Matthew Franz for this link.

Packet Storm Security and the Trinux: A Linux Security Toolkit come together to form OpenSEC: Open Security Solutions.

Initially only tools index, OpenSEC will continue to add resources to support the development, distribution, and deployment of free and Open Source security tools.

Why another index? - Freshmeat, LinuxApps, et al. are not organized around the core security technologies nor are they maintained by security professionals.

Why another security tools site? - Many of the Classics (COAST, CIAC, etc.) are starting to show their age and do not reflect the latest tool development, especially for Linux.

Why now? - If you follow Packet Storm or BUGTRAQ you already know that development of Open Source security tools has exploded in the last 6 months. Nearly a dozen new or updated security tools are released each week. OpenSEC allows you to keep up.

OpenSEC: Open Security Solutions http://www.opensec.net/
Packet Storm Security http://www.genocide2600.com/~tattooman/main.shtml
Trinux: A Linux Security Toolkit http://www.trinux.org