SATAN (Security Administrator Tool for Analyzing Networks) is a hot
topic on the Internet and in the popular media. Articles about SATAN
have published in (among others):
The rationale for a creating SATAN is found in a paper
posted in 1993 by the authors.
The programs that make up SATAN are implemented with a hypertext
front-end that provides the user interface and integrates the
documentation for the program. If you have perl 5.000 on
your system, and Mosaic or Netscape, you can have SATAN
running in a matter of few minutes. An excellent review of SATAN was
produced by CIAC as bulletin F-20.
Part of the SATAN documentation is included here. (Note: some of the
links may not work, since these HTML files were taken out of their
normal context as part of SATAN. For full documentation, get/install
your own copy of SATAN.)
Some pretty interesting comments have
started to show up on the Internet in newsgroups and email lists re: SATAN
and its implications.
These sources include:
Where to get SATAN
Links to obtain SATAN are being maintained by CERT-UU and have been
posted on Usenet by one of the authors.
What should I do about SATAN?
For information on ways to improve security of your systems you should
check the following resources:
Other suggestions from news groups/email lists include:
Dave Dittrich <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Last modified: Fri Mar 22 17:14:48 1996