Free Tools

Last Updated on 1 Aug. 2016, Total: 20 Products

A frequently updated list of useful free utilities for network security professionals and administrators.

  1. Netwrix Lockout Examiner (freeware)

    Alerts on account lockouts, helps troubleshoot these events, and analyzes their potential causes. The accounts can be unlocked via Netwrix Account Lockout Examiner console, helpdesk web-based interface, or mobile device... Read More

  2. Netwrix Event Log Manager (Freeware)

    Collects and consolidates event logs from multiple computers across the network, provides archiving, and generates alerts... Read More

  3. WinUtilities Process Security

    WinUtilities Process Security is a powerful Task Manager shows all active processes on your computer. You can easily recognize the endangering potential of each process. No other Task Manager or Process Viewer has this feature. Furthermore you can put a process into quarantine or search the internet for information about that process... Read More

  4. NeXpose Community Edition

    The NeXpose Community Edition is a free, single-user vulnerability management solution specifically designed for very small organization or individual use. NeXpose Community Edition is powered by the same scan engine as award-winning NeXpose Enterprise and offers many of the same features. Support is available via the extensive online Community... Read More

  5. Free Security Suite

    StillSecure offers a number of free network security software products including Safe Access Lite, a free network access control (NAC) solution; Strata Guard Lite, our free intrusion detection system (IDS); and VAM Lite, our free network vulnerability scanner and management system. Collectively or when deployed as standalone tools or applications, these systems provide powerful network monitoring capabilities and make a... Read More

  6. Wireshark

    Wireshark is a network packet analyzer. A network packet analyzer will try to capture network packets and tries to display that packet data as detailed as possible... Read More

  7. Privilege Authority

    Best practices for client security requires administrators to run users with the least privileges necessary to get their jobs done. But some applications, ActiveX controls, and application updaters require administrator rights, preventing least privilege user practices. Native tools lack application level granularity. If one application needs administrative rights, you have to run the user as an administrator. Privilege Authority provides... Read More

  8. Snort

    Snort is an open source network intrusion prevention and detection system (IDS/IPS) developed by Sourcefire. Combining the benefits of signature, protocol, and anomaly-based inspection, Snort is the most widely deployed IDS/IPS technology worldwide... Read More

  9. Total Network Monitor

    Total Network Monitor allows continuous control over the performance of your network, separate computers, network and system utilities that make the essence of your network place and need to be thoroughly monitored. Total Network Monitor will alert you in case of failures and unpredictable errors before the situation becomes threatening to your work. It will create a detailed report on... Read More

  10. GFI LanGuard

    GFI LanGuard is a complete network vulnerability management solution that allows you to scan, detect, assess and remediate security vulnerabilities and provides patch management functionality. This solution scans the entire network, performs over 15,000 vulnerability assessments and identifies possible security threats. The complete and thorough vulnerability assessment database includes standards such as OVAL (2,000+ checks) and SANS Top 20. GFI... Read More