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10 Free Or Low-Cost Network Discovery And Mapping Tools

Understand your network so you can defend it better
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One of the most useful adages for security professionals is "know thyself"--and when it comes to network security, the most fundamental task of knowing oneself is network discovery and mapping. Without up-to-date network diagrams and inventory lists, it is hard to even understand what you're protecting. The following tools can aid the process at little to no cost beyond man-hours.

 

Ericka Chickowski specializes in coverage of information technology and business innovation. She has focused on information security for the better part of a decade and regularly writes about the security industry as a contributor to Dark Reading.  View Full Bio

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baller188
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3/14/2017 | 6:10:05 AM
Brokers Security Measures
When i started my business i used most of the tools you mention, as we have grown i have out sourced my security as it was to time consuming. But i reccomend this for start ups, As you grow you may need help with your site security
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9/7/2016 | 2:59:26 AM
have you tried this
Have you tried Creately It can draw all 3 types of network diagrams including general, Cisco and Amazon Web Services. There are many examples and templates as well. Auther must have missed it.
shazzybell78
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9/14/2015 | 11:12:02 PM
Re: OpenAudit not Free
Open-AudIT is free.  There is an enterprise version that requires a trial key.
Wellington1993
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7/14/2015 | 11:37:03 PM
Thank!
Very useful.
KrakowKaz
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KrakowKaz,
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2/3/2015 | 7:02:00 AM
NetCrunch 8
NetCrunch 8 from AdRem Software has some advanced mapping features built into it's all-in-one monitoring/management suite. The node-based licensing model is very cost-effective, and scales well.

 
Elison2012
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9/5/2014 | 2:57:20 AM
another program
I know one more software for the network mapping

it's 10-strike network diagram 10-strike.com/network-diagram/

some think that it's not so low-cost, but in my network it really works and helps a lot
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6/5/2014 | 12:31:11 PM
Lucid Chart
Another tool you should check out is Lucid Chart's diagramming software.  https://www.lucidchart.com/pages/examples/network_diagram_software
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5/22/2014 | 3:10:48 PM
OpenAudit not Free
No matter waht version you download it forces you back to register for a "trial" key.
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