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.

Ericka Chickowski

August 15, 2013

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App: Network Toolbox

Publisher: Marcus Roskosch

Platform: iOS

Cost: $3.99

Find security issues and misconfigurations in your network with a swipe of the touchscreen using Network Toolbox, which serves up a number of useful functions, including ping, a socket analysis and terminal tool, FTP client, SSH client and default password list checker, spider utility, domain info lookup and network scan. Also included is a SHODAN search to find online devices on the network by keyword, country, port, network, hostname or OS, plus a map search by location.

About the Author(s)

Ericka Chickowski

Contributing Writer, Dark Reading

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

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