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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.

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What is ClamAV?

It is an open source antivirus engine for detecting trojans, viruses, malware & other malicious threats.

What is Ossec?

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.

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