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Nmap Inside and Out

Feb 10, 2012, 21:01 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Doug Vitale)

[ Thanks to Doug Vitale for this link. ]

"Nmap is the de facto industry standard network scanner. It can be installed on a variety of operating systems such as Windows, Mac, and Linux, and it can be used via a command line interface or with a graphical interface (the interface itself is known as Zenmap).

"Why is Nmap so popular? Because it?s fast, free, open source, and very capable as it can perform not just ping sweeps, but port scanning, service identification, and operating system detection as well. Furthermore the various types of scans it performs are highly configurable."

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