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Free Tripwire Alternatives

The best free alternative to Tripwire is Ossec, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Tripwire and seven of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Tripwire are AIDE, Samhain, syschangemon and Osquery.

This page was last updated Jan 16, 2020
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

Open Source Tripwire software is a security and data integrity tool useful for monitoring and alerting on specific file...

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    Ossec

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    OSSEC is an Open Source Host-based Intrusion Detection System. It performs log analysis, file integrity checking, policy monitoring, rootkit detection, real-time alerting and active response.

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  2. AIDE

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    AIDE (Advanced Intrusion Detection Environment) is a file and directory integrity checker.

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  3. Samhain

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    The Samhain host-based intrusion detection system (HIDS) provides file integrity checking and log file monitoring/analysis, as well as rootkit detection, port monitoring, detection of rogue SUID executables, and hidden processes.

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  4. syschangemon

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Periodically collects system configuration for changes, it can even run external commands and store their stdout and stderr for change monitoring. Sends periodic reports via e-mail.

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    Osquery

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    osquery is an operating system instrumentation framework for Windows, OS X (macOS), Linux, and FreeBSD. The tools make low-level operating system analytics and monitoring both performant and intuitive.

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  6. Mugsy

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Mugsy is a Linux file integrity monitor. It runs as a daemon and any file modifications made to your system on directories you've specify to monitor are logged locally and optionally sent to your elasticsearch server(s).

    Discontinued

    No longer on GitHub, repo removed.

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  7. Afick

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Afick is a security tool, very close from the well known tripwire. It allows to monitor the changes on your files systems, and so can detect intrusions. It's designed to be quick and portable.

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