Nikto is a very popular and easy to use webserver assessment tool to find potential problems and vulnerabilities very quickly. This tutorial shows you how to scan webservers for vulnerabilities using Nikto in Kali Linux. Nikto comes standard as a tool with Kali Linux and should be your first choice when pen testing webservers and web applications. ..
Below is a fairly comprehensive list of most widely used performance testing tools for measuring web application performance and load stress capacity, current as of this post date (2012-09-19). These load testing tools will ensure your application performance in peak traffic and extreme stress conditions. The list includes open source as well as licensed performance ..