Its original author, Gordon “Fyodor” Lyon, wrote "Nmap Network Scanning: The Official Nmap Project Guide to Network Discovery and Security Scanning" to share everything he has learned about network scanning during more than a decade of Nmap development.
The official publication date is January 1, 2009, though Amazon is already selling it.
The final table of contents is now available : about half of the content is available in the free online edition, but the print edition adds a lot of exclusive content:
- “Detecting and Subverting Firewalls and Intrusion Detection Systems”,
- “Optimizing Nmap Performance”,
- “Port Scanning Techniques and Algorithms”,
- “Host Discovery (Ping Scanning)”, and more.
solutionselections which provide detailed instructions on the best way to solve common networking tasks are also exclusive to the printed book.