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Essential Security Tools
Nmap is a popular tool that can be used to determine the layout of a network. Nmap has been available for many years and is probably the most often used tool when gathering information.
A packet sniffing tool that allows you to see exactly what is going on across the network is crucial in determining the cause of any problems involving the access of remote servers or services.
Nessus is a full-service security scanner. The plug-in architecture of Nessus allows users to customize it for their systems and networks.
Viruses & Vulnerabilities
View the latest Bugtraq headlines
Bugtraq is a long time security-related mailing list that lists bugs and security issues for all operating systems, with a focus on UNIX and UNIX-like variants.
SecurityFocus.com Virus Articles
SecurityFocus.com provides links to articles regarding viruses & vulnerabilities in UNIX and UNIX-like operating systems.
SecurityFocus.com Vulnerabilities Articles
SecurityFocus.com provides links to articles regarding software-specific vulnerabilities. You can search this database for nearly any piece of software and see the list of vulnerabilities in that particular package and get links to the fix.
SecurityFocus.com Mailing List
SecurityFocus.com mailing list options. Several mailing lists covering subjects from VPN's to Security Jobs are available for subscription.