IT Security Tools

Nessus 

Network vulnerability assessment tool

Nessus was one of the most popular free open source vulnerability scanner tool available up until 2008 where it became a commercial tool. Prior to 2008 this tool was used by most professionals when conduction IT Security assessment and still today this tool is classes among the tope tools on the market.

Nessus is still the best UNIX vulnerability scanner available and among the best to run on Windows. Nessus is constantly updated, with oven 20,000 plugging. Key features include remote and local (authenticated) security checks, a client/server architecture with a GTK graphical interface, and an embedded scripting language for writing your own plugging or understanding the existing ones.

This software is available to run both on windows and Linux platforms.

From our experience with this tool we would consider Nessis as a must have tool for running security security assessments.

 

 

IT Security Tools

This is a new section we are building on this website.

Our IT Security Tools section provides many useful tools and features to help you improve your IT Security

Available tools:

 Website Security solutions

Website Penetration Testing tools

 Vulnerability Exploitation Tools

  Vulnerability Exploitation Tools 

  • Metasploit Framework
  • Core Impact
  • Canvas
 Password Tools

 Password Tools 

Password Cracking

  • Cain and Abel
  • John the Ripper
  • THC Hydra
  • L0phtcrack
  • Pwdump
  • Rainbow Crack
  • Brutus
 Network Sniffing tools

 Network Sniffing tools

  • Wire shark
  • Tcpdump
  • Ettercap
  • Dsniff
  • Ntop
  • Ngrep
  • EtherApe
 Network Security Scanning Tools

Network Security Scanning Tools

  • Nessus
  • GFI LANguard
  • Retina
  • Nbtscan
  • Angry IP Scanner
  • ISS – Internet Security Scanner
  • X-Scan
  • QualysGuard
  • SAINT
  • MBSA

Port Scanner

  • Superscan
  • Unicornscan
  • Fping
 Laptop Security

 Laptop Security Tools

 

 Firewall Tools

 Firewall Tools

  • Netfilter
  • Openbsd PF
 Network Security Scanning Tools

 Wireless

  • Kismet
  • NetStumbler
  • KisMAC
  • Aircrack
  • Airsnort
 IDS / IPS

 IDS / IPS

  • Snort
  • OSSEC HIDS
  • Frafroute – Fragrouter
 Encryption

 Encryption

  • GnuPC / PGP
  • OpenSSL
  • Stunnel
  • TrueCrypt
 Anti-virus

 Anti-Virus

  • ClamAV
  •  
 Vulnerability Exploitation Tools

 Brute Force

  • Brutus
 IT Forensics Tools

Forensics

  • Helix
 IT Security Tool Kits

Tool Kits

  • Knoppix
  • BackTrack
 VPN

 VPN 

  • Open VPN
 

   Honeypot  

  • Honeyd
IT Security Tools

 General 

  • Netcat
  • Hping2
  • THC Amap
  • Sysinternals
  • Scapy
  • Sam Spade
  • P0f
  • Tripwire
  • Ngrep
  • Xprobe2
  • IDA Pro
  • LSoF
  • Firewalk
  • RKHunter
  • Arpwatch
  • Nemesis
  • Tor
  • Fport
  • chkrootkit
  • Sara
  • Cheops
  • BASE
  • Argus
  • Sguil
  • Scanrand
  • IP Filter
  • Bastille