Nmap

What should you test in Wifi mesh enabled routers?

Of all of the things about broadband service that is most keenly felt by the end user, it’s the quality of their Wifi networks. Wifi is unique in that it is a complex networking system that users are aware of, and make purchasing decisions for consumer electronics and for broadband service around it. Realizing this, many companies are building Wifi products that specifically target the consumer rather than relying on the provider to deploy Wifi service, using Wifi mesh technology to deploy quality, reliable Wifi throughout the user’s home or business. Read more...

Port Scanning Test Configuration for IPv4 and IPv6

CDRouter includes port scanning test cases in the firewall.tcl module which will probe the WAN interface of the DUT for open TCP and UDP ports over IPv4. These open ports provide services either by the DUT or forwarded to internal LAN clients. Users of the CDRouter IPv6 add-on will find they can also perform similar tests over IPv6. Although there are certainly legitimate uses of port scanning, the vast majority of it occurs on the public Internet and is directed toward the WAN ports of random CPEs. Read more...

CDRouter Incorporates Nmap Analysis for Broadband Gateway Security

Read the official press release here. Portsmouth, NH, USA - QA Cafe, a leader in test and analysis solutions for the telecom and data communications industry, announced that version 7.0 of its popular CDRouter platform has incorporated Nmap, the premier open-source network security scanner. With the rapid expansion of broadband deployments for both residences and businesses, securing these always-on and potentially vulnerable networks has become a top priority. The cornerstone of these networks is the gateway; whether distributed by a Service Provider or incorporated off-the-shelf into the home or business. Read more...