Heimdall

A software system to improve analysis and communication of website domain security.

Heimdall shows the feasibility of improving existing browser security indicators, by expanding the factors used for security analysis. The outcome of this analysis is communicated through a browser extension icon, using a simple colour coded A - F scoring system.

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Browser Extension

Shows a quick score by changing the icon of the extension button on the browser toolbar, this allows users to browse the web and simply glance at the icon to quickly determine the security of the domain.

Heimdall browser extension toolbar icon.

Tray Applet

Exposes the heimdall library via a web-socket API for use by the web browser extension, which allows improved functionality and performance.

Heimdall tray applet.

Command Line Interface

Allows easy automation of domain security analysis without using the library directly.

Heimdall command line interface.