Lynis 3.0

Lynis new version 3.0

Lynis is a security auditing tool for UNIX derivatives like Linux, macOS, BSD, Solaris, AIX, and others.

It performs an in-depth security scan. Software packages are available via

Michael Boelen

Michael Boelen is company founder and responsible for defining strategy and development efforts. He is a specialist in the field of Linux and UNIX security. Work experience includes small to Fortune 500 companies (Philips, T-Systems, and ASML).

Contributions to the field include open source security tools like Rootkit Hunter (rkhunter) and Lynis. He is also a regular contributor to our blog Linux Audit, covering Linux security.