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Linux Pentesting: What Is It and How Can It Improve Network Security?

When setting up and testing a network security system, it is critical to make sure it is working properly and free from vulnerabilities that could be exploited by malicious hackers. The best way to improve and guarantee the security of your network and prevent attacks is by continuously testing it for potential flaws – which is where pentesting comes in quite handy. This article will introduce the concept of pentesting to improve and verify network security, explain basic pentesting methodology and explore some excellent pentesting tools, distros and OSes available to Linux users in 2021.