Cyber security tools of 2016

The best cyber security tools of 2016 have been listed here for you. These cyber security tools are a must have, and it is wise to have some experience with these tools.

The cyber security tools which have been listed here are in my eyes core tools for cyber security professionals. It is wise to remember that tools should only assist you in reaching your goal. Do not use these tools if you do not know what you are doing.

The best cyber security tools of 2016

Each year we create a massive cyber security tools list, and this year, we have decided to publish the following tools as top cyber security tools:



  • LetsEncrypt
  • Nmap
  • OpenVAS
  • OSSEC
  • Securityonion
  • Metasploit framework
  • OpenSSH
  • Wireshark
  • Kali Linux
  • Nessus
  • Aircrack
  • Snort
  • Cain and Abel
  • Netcat
  • Tcpdump
  • Tshark
  • John the ripper
  • Kismet
  • Putty

Ransomware decryption toolkit

We also think that it is important for cyber security professionals to keep a list of ransomware decryption tools. Here you are able to find a pack of 20+ ransomware decryption tools.