Advisory Check is a program that reads security advisories for you. It gathers security advisories using RSS, RDF, or XML feeds, compares them against the installed software, and alerts you if you're vulnerable. A wide variety of package managers can be queried to detect installed software. Remote systems can be monitored by using the integrated SSH, Windows-RPC, and Nmap support.
Arri provides an interface for accessing arrays in a safe manner that means that it is impossible to cause an overflow and, if the array is set to hard (it normally is), truncation. In addition to simply providing an interface for handling arrays, it also provides interfaces for using the arrays such as an IO API.
Awesum is a graphical checksum verification utility. It is very easy to use and includes support for both MD5 and SHA checksum algorithms. Unlike many checksum verification utilities, it features a progress bar that makes working with large files (such as CD-ROM ISO images) much more bearable.
BSDftpd-ssl is a secure and easy-to-use FTP server that supports industry standard TLS/SSL encryption and authentication for whole FTP sessions and data transfers. This implementation supports both the original FTP protocol and the RFC2228-compliant TLS/SSL enhancement. The package contains the secure FTP server (named "ftpd") and a command line TLS/SSL-aware FTP client (named "ftps"). The server's features include logging of transfers, changing of a session root (known as "chroot"), and virtual host support.
The Better String Library is an abstraction of a string data type which is superior to the C library char buffer string type and C++'s std::string. Among the features achieved are substantial mitigation of buffer overflow/overrun problems and other failures that result from erroneous usage of the common C string library functions, significantly simplified string manipulation, high performance interoperability with other libraries that expect '\0' terminated buffers, high performance common string operations, and functional equivalency with other more modern languages.
Botan is a crypto library written in C++. It provides a variety of cryptographic algorithms, including common ones such as AES, MD5, SHA, HMAC, RSA, Diffie-Hellman, DSA, and ECDSA, as well as many others that are more obscure or specialized. It also offers SSL/TLS (client and server), X.509v3 certificates and CRLs, and PKCS #10 certificate requests. A message processing system that uses a filter/pipeline metaphor allows for many common cryptographic tasks to be completed with just a few lines of code. Assembly and SIMD optimizations for common CPUs offers speedups for critical algorithms like AES and SHA-1.
Crackup is a pretty simple, pretty secure remote backup solution for folks who want to keep their data securely backed up but aren’t particularly concerned about bandwidth usage. Backups are compressed and (optionally) encrypted via GPG and can be transferred to the remote location over a variety of protocols, including FTP. Additional storage drivers can easily be written in Ruby.