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How to Choose a Network Configuration Management Tool

Network teams have a lot on their plate. No one’s disputing that. Today, network admins are provided with a wide range of network management tools that can make their job just a bit easier. That said, it’s not as easy as just picking out a solution and crossing your fingers in hopes that it works for any given network environment.

Port Scanning 101: What It Is, What It Does, Why Hackers Love It, and Why You Will Too

Port Scanning 101: What It Is, What It Does, Why Hackers Love It, and Why You Will Too

According to the SANS Institute, Port Scanning is one of the most popular techniques attackers use to discover services that they can exploit to break into systems. Although Port Scanning isn’t inherently hostile, it is often the first step of reconnaissance used by hackers when trying to infiltrate a network or steal/destroy sensitive data. In this article, we will discuss some best practices you can employ to defend against attackers and prevent potential network breaches.