Kali Linux – This is a pen-testers version of Linux that comes fully loaded with over a hundred testing applications. Kali can be installed in any old laptop you have laying around, installed as a virtual machine using VirtualBox or VMware, or as a bootable CD or USB flash drive.
OpenVAS – Professionals with a budget will use a tool such as Tenable’s Nessus. OpenVAS is an open-source fork of the Tenable product, and is well documented and free to use.
Burp Suite – This tool can be used to run vulnerability assessments and security audits on web applications
Sqlmap – A great tool for finding SQL injection flaws and exploiting them to take over a database server.
WPScan – Find vulnerabilities in WordPress websites
Joomscan – Detect and analyze Joomla website security flaws.
If you are working in the cybersecurity field, these are some of the tools that can make your job easier. If you are working towards getting into the cybersecurity field, knowing thiese tools will certainly help you land that first job.Share