Ossec vs ClamAV: What are the differences?
Ossec: A Host-based Intrusion Detection System. It is a free, open-source host-based intrusion detection system. It performs log analysis, integrity checking, registry monitoring, rootkit detection, time-based alerting, and active response; ClamAV: Cross-platform and open-source antivirus software toolkit. It is an open source antivirus engine for detecting trojans, viruses, malware & other malicious threats.
Ossec and ClamAV can be primarily classified as "Security" tools.
Some of the features offered by Ossec are:
- Open Source HIDS
- Multiplatform HIDS
- PCI Compliance
On the other hand, ClamAV provides the following key features:
- Email scanning
- Web scanning
- End point security
ClamAV is an open source tool with 853 GitHub stars and 302 GitHub forks. Here's a link to ClamAV's open source repository on GitHub.