Screencast: How to use Nipper to create network security reports

Peter Giannoulis of The Academy.ca demonstrates how to use Nipper, a free open source network infrastructure parser tool.

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This month, Peter Giannoulis of The Academy.ca details the Nipper free open source network infrastructure parser tool, demonstrating how to use it to produce configuration-based or security audit reports for a wide range of network infrastructure devices.


For more information about the tool you've seen here:

  • Learn how a detailed network security change-management and remediation process can make audit preparation easier.
  • Hear what frequent contributor Scott Sidel has to say about Nipper's ability to audit routers.
  • Get the latest news and research on security audits.

    Want more screencasts? Make sure to check out our other demonstrations of today's security tools.

    About the author:
    Peter Giannoulis, GSEC, GCIH, GCIA, GCFA, GCFW, GREM, CISSP, is an information security consultant in Toronto, Ontario. He currently maintains www.theacademy.ca, which provides organizations streaming video on how to configure and troubleshoot many of today's top security products. He also serves as a technical director for GIAC.

  • This was first published in September 2008

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