Nmap 6: Network exploration and security auditing cookbook

Nmap 6: Network exploration and security auditing cookbook will help you master Nmap and its scripting engine. You will learn how to use this tool to do a wide variety of practical tasks for pentesting and network monitoring.

After harvesting the power of NSE, you will also learn how to write your own NSE scripts.

This book is full of practical knowledge for every security consultant, administrator or enthusiast looking to master Nmap. It overviews the most important port scanning and host discovery techniques supported by Nmap.

You will learn how to detect mis-configurations in web, mail and database servers and also how to implement your own monitoring system.

The book also covers tasks for reporting, scanning numerous hosts, vulnerability detection and exploitation, and its strongest aspect; information gathering.