Added more links in the tools section and restructured into via-web-tests for servers...
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1 \newpage
2 \section{Tools}
3 \label{section:Tools}
4 This section lists tools for checking the security settings.
5
6 \subsection{SSL \& TLS}
7
8 Serverchecks via the web
9 \begin{itemize}
10 \item \href{http://ssllabs.com}{ssllabs.com} offers a great way to check your webserver for misconfigurations. See \url{https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest/}.Furthermore, ssllabs.com has a good best practices tutorial, which focuses on avoiding the most common mistakes in SSL.
11 \item SSL Server certificate installation issues \url{http://www.sslshopper.com/ssl-checker.html}
12 \item Check SPDY protocol support and basic TLS setup \url{http://spdycheck.org/}
13 \item XMPP/Jabber Server check (Client-to-Server and Server-to-Server) \url{https://xmpp.net/}
14 \item Luxsci SMTP TLS Checker \url{https://luxsci.com/extranet/tlschecker.html}
15 \item \url{http://checktls.com} is a tool for testing arbitrary TLS services.
16 \item TLS and SSH key check \url{https://factorable.net/keycheck.html}
17 \item \url{http://tls.secg.org} is a tool for testing interoperability of HTTPS implementations for ECC cipher suites.
18 \end{itemize}
19
20 Browserchecks
21 \begin{itemize}
22 \item Check your browser's ssl capabilities: \url{https://cc.dcsec.uni-hannover.de/} and \url{https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest/viewMyClient.html}.
23 \end{itemize}
24
25
26 Command line tools
27 \begin{itemize}
28 \item \url{http://sourceforge.net/projects/sslscan} connects to a given SSL service and shows the cipher suites that are offered.
29 \item \url{http://checktls.com} is a tool for testing arbitrary TLS services. 
30 \item \url{http://nmap.org/} nmap security scanner
31 \end{itemize}
32
33
34 \subsection{Keylength}
35 \begin{itemize}
36 \item \url{http://www.keylength.com} comprehensive online resource for comparison of keylengths according to common recommendatons and standards in cryptography.
37 \end{itemize}
38
39
40 \subsection{RNGs}
41
42 %% NOTE: should we merge that with chapter 6.6??
43 \begin{itemize}
44 \item \href{http://www.fourmilab.ch/random/}{ENT} is a pseudo random number generator sequence tester.
45 \item \href{http://www.issihosts.com/haveged/}{HaveGE} is a tool which increases the Entropy of the Linux random number generator devices. It is based on the HAVEGE algorithm. \url{http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=945516}
46 \item \href{http://www.phy.duke.edu/~rgb/General/dieharder.php}{Dieharder} a random number generator testing tool.
47 \item \href{http://www.cacert.at/random/}{CAcert Random} another random number generator testing service.
48 \end{itemize}
49
50 \subsection{Guides}
51 \begin{itemize}
52 \item See: \url{https://www.ssllabs.com/downloads/SSL_TLS_Deployment_Best_Practices_1.3.pdf}.
53 \end{itemize}