Nmap Scanner Detection

info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9056


The remote host is performing a network scan using Nmap.


The remote host is utilizing Nmap, an open-source network scanner capable of discovering listening services or open ports on remote systems.


Ensure that this tool is authorized according to corporate policies and guidelines.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 9056

Family: Policy

Published: 1/22/2016

Updated: 1/31/2017

Dependencies: 5266, 8697

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info