Detect tools, are used to identify the occurrence of a cybersecurity event, this includes;

Salaam Portal.

Stract consulting has its own integrated portal that helps organizations and individuals to detect safe and unsafe URLs before clicking on them by pasting it on the portal and the results of the scan is displayed. Check it out at:

Email Exposure Check

The Knowbe4’s Email Exposure Check Pro (EEC) identifies the at-risk users in organizations by crawling business social media information and hundreds of breach databases. This is done through:

  • Deep web searches to find any publicly available organizational data. And
  • Finds any users that have had their account information exposed in any of several hundred breaches.

Domain Spoof Test

A Domain Spoof Test is one-time free service by the Knowbe4 that helps person in the organization responsible for email security to address any mail server configuration issues that are found.

Mailserver Security Assessment

KnowBe4’s Mailserver Security Assessment (MSA) tests the mailserver configuration by sending 40 different types of email message tests that check the effectiveness of your mail filtering rules.

It also gives a quick insight at how your mailserver handles test messages that contain a variety of different message types including email with attachments that contain password-protected, macro zipped, and .exe files or have spoofed domains.

Ransomware Simulator

KnowBe4’s Ransomware Simulator “RanSim” gives a quick look at the effectiveness of your existing network protection.

RanSim will simulate 13 ransomware infection scenarios and 1 crypto-mining infection scenario and shows if a workstation is vulnerable.

Second Chance

KnowBe4’s Second Chance, is a security tool for Outlook, Office 365, and Gmail email clients. It enables users to make a smarter security decision by giving them a way to back out of that click by taking an intelligent look at the clicked URL in email, and asks the user if they are sure they want to do it in case they clicked on a potentially unsafe or an unknown website.

USB Security Test

Knowbe4’s USB Security Test allows you to download a “beaconized” file onto any USB drive. Then the USB is labeled with something enticing and dropped at an on-site high traffic area.

If an employee picks it up, plugs it in their workstation and opens the file, it will “call home” and report the “fail” to your KnowBe4 console.

And for Office documents, if the user also enables macros (!), additional data is tracked and geomapped.

Weak Password Test

KnowBe4’s complimentary Weak Password Test (WPT) checks the Active Directory for several different types of weak password related threats.

WPT gives you a quick look at the effectiveness of your password policies and any fails so that you can take action.

AlienVault OSSIM

AlienVault OSSIM, Open Source Security Information and Event Management (SIEM addresses basic security controls necessary for security visibility by providing one unified platform with many of the essential security capabilities you need like:

  • Asset discovery
  • Vulnerability assessment
  • Intrusion detection
  • Behavioral monitoring
  • SIEM event correlation


Snort is an open source network IDS/IPS (Intrusion Detection and Prevention System) which performs detection and analysis of network traffic moving across in a more detailed way than an average firewall.

Netwrix Event Log Manager

Netwrix Event Log Manager collects event logs from across your network and sends alerts in real time.