Want to see yourself as Penetration Tester, IT Security Expert?
There are thousands of standalone software & tools for ethical hacking, penetration testing, forensic investigation and it can be a burden to maintain and keep track of standard OS like Linux, Windows, or MAC OS.
If you are practicing ethical hacking, then you would love the following Linux-based operating system designed for you.
This OS has a bunch of software inbuilt, so you don’t need to install it individually. There is a various method to install them, including VM and in Cloud.
Let’s go through them…
Kali Linux is one of the most modern advanced pen testing Linux distributions based on Debian.
Kali Linux is available in 64 bit, 32 bit, and virtual images to download. Lately, it was made available in AWS and Azure cloud.
Having more than 350 tools in the following category and extensive documentation makes Kali excellent.
Parrot Security is developed in collaboration with Caine and has much cryptographic software, privacy browser like TOR, I2P.
You can also buy VPS, which comes with pre-installed Parrot Security hosted in their data centers.
SELKS (Suricata Elasticsearch Logstash Kibana Scirius) is based on Debian and focused on Suricata IDS/IPS (Intrusion detection system/Intrusion prevention system). SELKS is available with a desktop or without, so choose what you like.
NST (Network Security Toolkit) is focused on system and network investigation. You can either use the live version, DVD, or USB drive.