Compliance solution

Lynis Enterprise has several modules and plugins available to guide compliance checking. You can use ready-to-use policies or create your own. Each policy is linked to individual tests to provide fine-grained details. Our software solution is one of the very few that focus primarily on Linux and flavors of Unix.

Linux, macOS, and Unix

To meet compliance requirements on Linux and other flavors of Unix, a combination of many smaller tools is needed. Lynis Enterprise helps monitoring each of these individual software pieces and links them back to compliance standards.

Common platforms tested by our customers, include:

  • AIX
  • CentOS
  • Debian
  • FreeBSD
  • macOS
  • Red Hat (RHEL)
  • Ubuntu
  • Solaris

Automated testing

From PAM, up to extensive event logging with auditd, we got your back. We haved documented common best practices and tips to get you compliant.

You only have to assign a related policy to your systems and our solution will do the testing. Meeting security compliance requirements made easy!


The following standards have supporting documentation and tests:


To support these compliance standards, we have defined our individual controls and mapped them. See the compliance matrix for more details.