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Below is a list of websites that contain links to both free and paid tools that are used in the areas of digital forensics and cyber security.

McAfee Free Tools

McAfee is committed to your security and provides an assortment of free McAfee tools to help in your software development. Simply select a tool and download it for free. [Find out more.]

Forensic Control

Forensic Control is a company based out of the UK that performs computer forensics investigations. In addition to providing information about their services, their website also contains a number of free tools that can be used in computer forensics & IT forensics investigations. [Find out more.]

Mares and Company

Computer forensics resources with links to software and hardware manufacturers and distributors--sponsored by Mares and Company. [Find out more.]


For more than a decade, the Nmap Project has been cataloging the network security community's favorite tools. In 2011 this site became much more dynamic, offering ratings, reviews, searching, sorting, and a new tool suggestion form. This site allows open source and commercial tools on any platform, except those tools that we maintain (such as the Nmap Security Scanner, Ncat network connector, and Nping packet manipulator). [Find out more.]