Network Security Toolkit is one of many live CD Linux distributions focusing on network monitoring, analysis, and security. NST was designed to give network security administrators easy access to a comprehensive set of open source network applications, many of which are among the top 100 security tools recommended by NST's latest version, 1.8.0, was released last month. You can download NST as a live CD ISO or as a VMware virtual machine from the author's site. Have you ever used a Live CD which is designed to be used for network monitoring? If so, do you have any favorites? This article likes at one Live CD distro called "Network Security Toolkit".

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