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Top 10 Open Source Security Testing Tools for Pentesters by Uendi Hoxha

What is Security Testing?

Security testing is performed to ensure that the data within an information system is protected and
is not accessible by unauthorized users. It protects the applications against serious malware and
other unanticipated threats that may crash it.
Security testing helps to figure out all the loopholes and weaknesses of the system in the initial
stage itself. It is done to test whether the application has encoded security code or not and is not
accessible by unauthorized users.
Mainly covered critical areas are as below:

Authentication
Authorization
Availability
Confidentiality
Integrity
Non-repudiation

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