July 09 2018

 

A penetration test – often called a “pentest” for short – is a test that involves simulating an attack on the network, both internally and externally, in order to evaluate the effectiveness of its security system. Such a test can reveal vulnerabilities in the system, which can be attended to and fixed immediately. Six penetration testing tools – Nmap, Metasploit Nessus, Wireshark, Aircrack-ng and Acunetix – will be described below.

Top 10 Penetration Testing Tools | 2018