What are the makings of a great penetration testing distribution? The number of users it has? The number of tools it contains? Perhaps it’s the update cycle of various tools used, or possibly even the quality of the packaging of these tools. In our opinion, while all the parameters above are relevant, the true indication of a great Penetration Testing distribution is the selection of useful and relevant features that it offers security professionals. What kind of features are we talking about? We’re happy you asked! We’ve made a short list of some of these Kali Linux features, and linked them to their respective sources.