License: Open Source
Author: Gordon Lyon
Powerful utility for network discovery and security auditing
Nmap short form of Network mapper is the open source yet reliable tools for system administrators and security professionals to monitor host uptime, discover running services and operating system on network, manage service upgrade schedule, carry network inventory and to discover available host on network based on raw IP packets.
Nmap is the cross platform software available for users with most powerful utility for network discovery and security auditing. This most powerful network scanner is used for discovering vulnerabilities and securing the entire networks from unwanted traffic mostly by security professionals and hackers.
Nmap runs on a wide range of operating systems including window, Mac OS X, Linux, and many more.