BaSH and NMap to list all devices connected to a guest wi-fi network

Monitoring your network resources and infrastructure effectively requires planning, knowledge of the metrics and experience of how to set up the threshold for warning and critical alarms and a lot of testing.

It’s very hard to focus on signals where there is too much noise.

Usually the tool you’re using doesn’t matter so much, what it’s really important what to implement more than how. And even if the configuration and the design are different we should be able to achieve similar results.

In this example I use a very popular tool such NMAP and with BaSH create a plain text report of a guest wi-fi network that sometime I want to generate.

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Checking Your Patching History

The world is not perfect and it systems and software are no exceptions. Patches are always released for a reason and try to fix bugs and vulnerabilities.

To analyse the full stack of your hosts and devices I suggest to start with firmware of network devices, bios, drivers, os patches and application updates etc… There are many tools and solutions that can help you to scan your network or your system and gather useful informations in a centralised manner.

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