Security Terminal Tools

Security in the context of software and computing, evolving since the advent of the first computers, refers to the measures and practices designed to protect digital systems, networks, and data from unauthorized access or attacks.


In the context of terminal tools, security is paramount for ensuring secure communications, protecting data, and managing system vulnerabilities.


Below is a list of terminal tools that can be used in the area of security.

  1. adguardian-term - An AdGuard Home terminal monitoring tool.
  1. age - A simple, modern and secure file encryption tool.
  1. asn - ASN lookup tool and traceroute server
  1. cotp - trusted, encrypted, TOTP/HOTP authenticator with import functionality.
  1. dns53 - Expose your EC2 quickly, easily and privately within a VPC.
  1. flawz - A TUI for browsing CVE security vulnerabilities.
  1. gopass - The enhanced unix password manager for teams.
  1. goto - SSH manager for easy server access.
  1. gpg-tui - A terminal user interface for GPG
  1. hexabyte - A modern, modular, and robust TUI hex editor.
  1. hexyl - A rust based command-line hex viewer
  1. jwt-ui - A CLI and TUI for decoding/encoding JSON Web Tokens.
  1. kmon - Linux Kernel Manager and Activity Monitor.
  1. lemmeknow - The fastest way to identify anything!
  1. mitmproxy - A TLS/SSL-capable interception HTTP proxy.
  1. neoss - User-friendly and detailed socket statistics with a TUI.
  1. netscanner - A network scanning tool.
  1. otti - one-time TUI password manager for the terminal.
  1. pass - the standard unix password manager.
  1. portal - A quick and easy command-line file transfer utility.
  1. pvw - A terminal-based (TUI) port viewer in Go
  1. radare2 - unix-like reverse engineering framework and command-line toolset.
  1. rizin - open source reverse engineering tool based on radare2.
  1. tcpterm - A terminal-based TCP dump viewer.
  1. termshark - A terminal UI (TUI) for tshark, inspired by Wireshark.
  1. tran - Securely transfer and send anything between computers with a TUI
  1. ugm - A TUI to view information about UNIX users and groups
  1. zrok - a next-generation peer-to-peer sharing platform

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