One of the best free network security tools in the land, Nmap is made all the easier to use through the GUI provided by Zenmap. Designed to be accessible for beginners while still allowing Nmap veterans to tap into advanced features, Zenmap will save frequently used scans as profiles to make it easier to set up scanning routines. Scan results can be saved for comparative analysis across time through a searchable database.
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