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8 Mobile Tools For Security Pros

The influx of employee-owned mobile devices into the workplace has certainly thrown many IT security professionals for a loop, but the same devices that are introducing so much chaos to established security practices also have a lot of potential to be used to bring back some order. The following mobile security tools are a good start for security admins looking for utilities to help them get their job done more efficiently.
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App: JaNet

Publisher: Michele Nucci

Platform: iOS

Cost: $1.99

IT admins can check for security holes on network devices using JaNet, which offers a host of tools for both security and diagnostic purposes. Some of the features include DNS queries and reverse DNS lookup, TCP/UDP port scanning, local and Wi-Fi network scanning, and trace hosts.

 

Ericka Chickowski specializes in coverage of information technology and business innovation. She has focused on information security for the better part of a decade and regularly writes about the security industry as a contributor to Dark Reading.  View Full Bio

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