Lynis is an linux open source automated auditing tools where normally used by the system administrator to audit their system.
Below are the Operating that can run the lynis:
- Mac OS
How it works?
Lynis need to run within the host itself because it doesn’t have the function to audit the system via remotely. The command to run the security scan is ./lynis –debug
Lynis result output will included with details of operating system with their version, security scan per category such as Password Strength, PAM Modules, User and Group Authentication, Kernel Bug,File System and many more.
User and Group Authentication
How to Install
Installing the Lynis Tools is very easy which needed only one step. So, Let’s Get Started.
Firstly, you need to download the Lynis by using the command such as
git clone https://github.com/CISOfy/lynis
We are done when the clone completed.