network security scanner


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network security scanner

Software that analyzes a network to determine its exposure to unwanted intruders. Also called "vulnerability scanners," such products check client PCs, servers, routers, firewalls, network appliances, system software and applications for vulnerabilities that include open ports, back doors, poorly written scripts and unpatched operating systems.
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The cost of the GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner 3.
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com), a provider of integrated security and threat management solutions today announced that SC Magazine recently reviewed its Retina Network Security Scanner, giving it the highest possible rating of five out of a possible five stars in all categories.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-21 January 2003-GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner 3.

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