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network scanning

(1) Using software to identify all clients and servers on a network. Network scanning is performed by administrators as well as hackers seeking to compromise the network. See ping, port scanning and network analyzer.

(2) Scanning documents directly to files in a computer on the network. This differs from using a regular scanner, which creates an image within an application that must be saved as a file in a separate step. Network scanning is a single-step operation that converts one or more paper sheets to a single file, typically in the PDF format, that is saved in a predefined folder and sequentially numbered; for example, DOC000.PDF, DOC001.PDF, etc. Multifunction printers often include this option.
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13 May 2016 - US-, UK-, and Italy-based remote tech support systems provider Domotz has acquired UK-based network scanning app Fing, the company said.
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With the optional Network Scanning kit, users can scan documents with a 600 dpi resolution directly to e-mail, their desktop or files.
The standard also requires on-site audits, self-administered audits and network scanning by merchants and service providers based on the volume of transactions each facilitates.
the leading provider of on demand vulnerability management and policy compliance solutions, today announced the availability of a free network scanning service to help companies find and eliminate vulnerabilities listed in the annual SANS Top 20 update for 2006 that was announced earlier today.

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