DenyThem is a program designed to protect your Linux system from malicious attacks. It is an active response system to disrupt and block dictionary attacks and DOS attacks. DenyThem by default uses /var/log/syslog and /var/log/auth.log and searches for hack attempts. When DenyThem finds enough hack attempts from a single host, it will add a DROP statement to your system's firewall, thus preventing future attacks. DenyThem uses iptables, so it will only work on Linux or any other system that uses iptables. It can also block traffic from specific countries.
AppGate Security Server is an access control gateway for secure access to resources such as TCP ports, network ranges, Web pages, file shares, and remote desktops. Users connect with the cross-platform AppGate client (or any standard SSH client) and the server has a detailed configuration that says which users gain access to what under which circumstances. AppGate Free Edition is a virtual appliance running in a VMWare image and is limited to a maximum of 10 concurrent users.
Hyenae is a highly flexible and platform independent network packet generator. It allows you to reproduce low level Ethernet attack scenarios (such as MITM, DoS, and DDoS) to reveal potential security vulnerabilities of your network. Besides smart wildcard-based address randomization, a highly customizable packet generation control, and an interactive attack assistant, Hyenae comes with a clusterable remote daemon for setting up distributed attack networks.
Nagios is a host, service, and network monitoring system that will watch your network and alert you to problems before your clients or end-users do. The system runs checks on hosts and services that you specify using plugins that return status information to Nagios. When problems are encountered, the system will send notifications to system administrators so that they can take action on the problem. The JumpBox for Nagios gives you a head start to using the system. It eliminates the complexity involved in getting the application installed, and allows you to focus on the configuration for your specific environment. Since Nagios is based on plugins, depending on what you want to do this will vary in complexity.
Proto Balance is a load balancing and traffic management system that can handle up to 10,000 concurrent connections and 20,000 downloads per second. Proto Balance is a load balancer and TCP traffic port forwarder for high availability. It features an easy-to-use Web interface that requires minimal knowledge of networking and no command-line experience. Its target audience includes enterprise cluster providers, Internet service providers, and network administrators.