Top 10 cyber security tools for pentesting 2019

Top 10 cyber security tools for pentesting

  1. Metasploit
  2. Nmap
  3. Wireshark
  4. Aircrack-ng
  5. John the Ripper
  6. Nessus
  7. Burpsuite
  8. MSFVenom
  9. Fiddler
  10. Cain and Abel
More detailed information
NameTypeDescription
MetasploitNetwork scanner The Metasploit Project is a computer security project that provides information about security vulnerabilities and aids in penetration testing and IDS signature development.
NmapNetwork scanner Nmap is a free and open-source network scanner created by Gordon Lyon. Nmap is used to discover hosts and services on a computer network by sending packets and analyzing the responses.
WiresharkAnalysis tool Wireshark is a free and open-source packet analyzer. It is used for network troubleshooting, analysis, software and communications protocol development, and education. 
Aircrack-ngNetwork security tool Aircrack– ng is a complete suite of tools to assess WiFi network security. It focuses on different areas of WiFi security.
John the ripperPassword cracker John the Ripper is a fast password cracker, currently available for many flavors of Unix, Windows, DOS, and OpenVMS.
NessusNetwork scanner Network vulnerability assessment solution
BurpsuiteNetwork scanner Burp or Burp Suite is a graphical tool for testing Web application security. The tool is written in Java and developed by PortSwigger Web Security. 
MSFVenomMalware creation kit msfvenom is a combination of Msfpayload and Msfencode, putting both of these tools into a single Framework instance.
FiddlerSniffing tool A free web debugging proxy for any browser, system or platform
Cain and AbelRecovery tool Cain & Abel is a password recovery tool for Microsoft Operating Systems.