Welcome to Backtrack-Linux.org, home of the highest rated and acclaimed Linux security distribution to date. BackTrack is a Linux-based penetration testing arsenal that aids security professionals in the ability to perform assessments in a purely native environment dedicated to hacking. Regardless if you’re making BackTrack you Install BackTrack, boot it from a Live DVD or thumbdrive, the penetration distribution has been customized down to every package, kernel configuration, script and patch solely for the purpose of the penetration tester.
Note: BackTrack Linux is no longer being maintained. Please check www.kali.org
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BackTrack is intended for all audiences from the most savvy security professionals to early newcomers to the information security field. BackTrack promotes a quick and easy way to find and update the largest database of security tools collection to-date. Our community of users range from skilled penetration testers in the information security field, government entities, information technology, security enthusiasts, and individuals new to the security community.
Feedback from all industries and skill levels allows us to truly develop a solution that is tailored towards everyone and far exceeds anything ever developed both commercially and freely available. The project is funded by Offensive Security, a leading Information Security Training provider. Whether you’re hacking wireless, exploiting servers, performing a web application assessment, learning, or social-engineering a client, BackTrack is the one-stop-shop for all of your security needs.
Furthermore, if you’ll get seriously into the business you’ll be able to get security certification. Becoming a professional in the field is possible if you have just the right kind of information. When you’ll learn the material required for information-security certifications, it will give you just the extra-edge you need as a professional over all the other security experts around. “Information of security training” is one of those things that should be taught only by professionals, and this is what OffSec offers you.
After you finish your studies, you’ll be able to do security penetration testing at the highest level; and indeed also only for the highest bidder. Security certifications at the right place and at the right time, it’s exactly what you need.