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Slideshow: Ten Free Security Monitoring Tools

Freebie apps can save you money, but deployment may not be so free
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An oldie but a goodie, Nmap presents administrators in charge of heterogeneous networks the capabilities to track network inventory, manage service upgrade schedules and monitor host or service uptime.

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8/19/2014 | 8:56:55 AM
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Thanks for the list of the tools. I was surpsised that some of the named tools are free of charge as I have always thought that I have to pay when I get them. Are they really free or are they free only for trial versions?

I think sometimes it is better to pay and get a reliable and stable tool for th whole time. For example, I use the software Anturis, which is completely free up to 5 monitors. If you want more, then you will have to pay, but the price is about 25 dollars per year. I think with such tools guarantee constant support.

 
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