Overpractical recipes related to network and application security auditing using the powerful NmapAbout This BookLearn through practical recipes how to use Nmap for a wide range of tasks for system administrators and penetration testersLearn the latest and most useful features of Nmap and the Nmap Scripting EngineLearn to audit the security of networks, web applications, databases, mail servers, Microsoft Windows servers workstations and even ICS systemsLearn to develop your own modules for the Nmap Scripting EngineBecome familiar with Lua programming% practical tasks, relevant and explained step by step with exact commands and optional arguments descriptionWho This Book Is ForThe book is for anyone who wants to master Nmap and its scripting engine to perform real life security auditing checks for system administrators and penetration testers This book is also recommended to anyone looking to learn about network security auditing Finally, novice Nmap users will also learn a lot from this book as it covers several advanced internal aspects of Nmap and related toolsWhat You Will LearnLearn about Nmap and related tools, such as Ncat, Ncrack, Ndiff, Zenmap and the Nmap Scripting EngineMaster basic and advanced techniques to perform port scanning and host discoveryDetect insecure configurations and vulnerabilities in web servers, databases, and mail serversLearn how to detect insecure Microsoft Windows workstations and scan networks using the Active Directory technologyLearn how to safely identify and scan critical ICS SCADA systems