Nmap Scanner Detection

Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9056

Synopsis

The remote host is performing a network scan using Nmap.

Description

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

Solution

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 9056

Family: Policy

Published: 2016/01/22

Modified: 2017/01/31

Dependencies: 5266, 8697

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info