50 Open Source Tools To Replace Popular Security Software

While it’s pretty painless to convert from commercial office software to an open source version, if you’d like to replace commercial security products with open source counterparts, you’ll likely have to do some work.

You may need to combine several open source tools to get the functionality you get from a single commercial product. Or you may need to educate yourself about underlying technology before you find the open source applications usable.

However, open source security tools do offer a great deal of flexibility – not to mention cost advantages. If you want complete control over the way your network functions, having access to the source code gives you that ability.

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