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New Nmap/SecTools.org Survey

[ W A R N I N G :  The following links are often categorized by web filters as Hacking links, but only because the tools on this website are used by crackers as well as auditors and security analysts. This is a safe website, but the “watchers” at your workplace or school may not agree – BEWARE.]

UPDATE: The results of the new survey have been released...

SecTools.org is running their every-few-years survey that will “guide Nmap development and also enable a brand new and much-improved overhaul of SecTools.Org.”

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Top 100 Network Security Tools

Top 100 Network Security Tools is the third article in a series on audit and security tools. The first article, How to  Stay out of Jail, stresses that you need a GOOJ card before you use any security tools or techniques. The second article, What Needs to be on a GOOJ Card, outlines how to create a GOOJ card.

Key point: Never use security or cracker tools on networks or devices from your employer or that you do not own unless you have permission in writing.

In this article, I describe a few security tools that I believe every auditor or security analyst should be familiar with, or at the very least, be aware of.

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