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OpenSSH

Free suite of tools that help secure your network connections
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What is OpenSSH?

It is the premier connectivity tool for remote login with the SSH protocol. It encrypts all traffic to eliminate eavesdropping, connection hijacking, and other attacks. In addition, OpenSSH provides a large suite of secure tunneling capabilities, several authentication methods, and sophisticated configuration options.
OpenSSH is a tool in the Security category of a tech stack.

Who uses OpenSSH?

Companies
14 companies reportedly use OpenSSH in their tech stacks, including Bitbucket, Chartio, and Meritocracy Ws.

Developers
14 developers on StackShare have stated that they use OpenSSH.

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Why developers like OpenSSH?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use OpenSSH
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OpenSSH's Features

  • Free SSH protocol suite
  • Encryption for network services
  • Strong cryptography
  • X11 forwarding
  • Strong authentication

OpenSSH Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to OpenSSH?
OpenSSL
It is a robust, commercial-grade, and full-featured toolkit for the Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocols. It is also a general-purpose cryptography library.
Putty
It is an SSH and telnet client, developed originally by Simon Tatham for the Windows platform. It is open source software that is available with source code and is developed and supported by a group of volunteers.
Let's Encrypt
Let’s Encrypt is a free, automated, and open certificate authority brought to you by the non-profit Internet Security Research Group (ISRG).
Ensighten
The leading cybersecurity solution providing client-side protection against data loss, journey hijacking and intrusion while enhancing website performance. Assess and monitor privacy risk to protect against malicious JavaScript attacks.
Sqreen
Sqreen is a security platform that helps engineering team protect their web applications, API and micro-services in real-time. The solution installs with a simple application library and doesn't require engineering resources to operate. Security anomalies triggered are reported with technical context to help engineers fix the code. Ops team can assess the impact of attacks and monitor suspicious user accounts involved.
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OpenSSH's Followers
3 developers follow OpenSSH to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Ryan Hicks
David Klann
Daniel Maslowski