The Top 5 Free Network Security Vulnerability Security Scanners

A vulnerability scanner is software application that assesses security vulnerabilities in networks or host systems and produces a set of scan results. However, because both administrators and attackers can use the same tool for fixing or exploiting a system, administrators need to conduct a scan and fix problems before an attacker can do the same scan and exploit any vulnerabilities found. This article provides a general overview of vulnerability scanners

There are a number of free products available to conduct the task, SecurityOrb.com has provided our top 5 free network vulnerability security scanners for your review.

 

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  1. Tim Thompson
    Tim Thompson says:

    Hi all. We use a combination of NMap for internal scans and IVS online (www.itpentest.com) for external scans. Both are very good, and more importantly free! Probably not as good as paid for versions, but still seem to be thorough. Hope that helps somebody!!
    Cheers
    Tim

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