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Mastering the Nmap Scripting Engine by Paulino Calderón Pale

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Applications of NSE scripts

As you probably know by now, the applications of NSE cover a wide range of tasks. Nmap gives access to NSE developers to a "host and port" table containing relevant information collected during the scan, such as service name, operating system, protocol, and so on. The information available depends on the options used during the scan.

Unfortunately, there is not enough space in one chapter to cover all the great NSE scripts. If you are interested in learning more applications, I recommend checking out my previous book named Nmap 6: Network Exploration and Security Auditing Cookbook, Paulino Calderón Pale, Packt Publishing, where I covered in detail over 120 different tasks that can be done with Nmap. Its official website ...

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