Nmap is an industry-standard tool for mapping networks, identifying live hosts and discovering the services. As it is one of the most used network scanner tools, a security analyst should identify the network patterns created with it. This section will cover identifying the most common Nmap scan types.
TCP connect scans
It is essential to know how Nmap scans work to spot scan activity on the network.
What is the total number of the
TCP Connect scans?
Which scan type is used to scan the TCP port 80?
UDP close port messages are there?
Which UDP port in the 55-70 port range is open?