Shodan IoT search engine announced the launch of a new service called Shodan Monitor designed to help organizations to maintain track of systems connected to the Internet.
Shodan, the popular IoT search engine, announced this week the launch of a new service called Monitor designed to help organizations to maintain track of systems connected to the Internet.
Shodan Monitor is a precious tool for organizations that can determine their surface of attack assessing their Internet-exposed systems. The new feature allows users to launch scans and receive real-time notifications every time a new device is detected.
“Keep track of the devices that you have exposed to the Internet. Setup notifications, launch scans and gain complete visibility into what you have connected.” reads the description of the service.
Shodan is a powerful tool used by security experts to discover the resources exposed online and potentially open to cyber attacks.
Shodan could be integrated with various tools, including Nmap, Metasploit, Maltego, and FOCA.
Shodan pointed out that the new service is highly scalable, organizations could monitor up to millions of IP addresses.
“The Shodan platform was built to handle networks of all sizes without breaking a sweat,” Shodan says.
“Whether you want to monitor 1 IP or you’re an ISP with millions of customers – the Shodan platform was built to handle networks of all sizes without breaking a sweat.”
The Shodan allows users to monitor not just their own network but also find their devices across the Internet.
“Detect data leaks to the cloud, phishing websites, compromised databases and more. Shodan gives you the tools to monitor all your connected devices on the Internet. ” continues the company.
Shodan Monitor is free for existing customers, the service is also reachable via the Shodan API and the command-line interface.
Pierluigi Paganini is member of the ENISA (European Union Agency for Network and Information Security) Threat Landscape Stakeholder Group and Cyber G7 Group, he is also a Security Evangelist, Security Analyst and Freelance Writer.
Editor-in-Chief at "Cyber Defense Magazine", Pierluigi is a cyber security expert with over 20 years experience in the field, he is Certified Ethical Hacker at EC Council in London. The passion for writing and a strong belief that security is founded on sharing and awareness led Pierluigi to find the security blog "Security Affairs" recently named a Top National Security Resource for US.
Pierluigi is a member of the "The Hacker News" team and he is a writer for some major publications in the field such as Cyber War Zone, ICTTF, Infosec Island, Infosec Institute, The Hacker News Magazine and for many other Security magazines.
Author of the Books "The Deep Dark Web" and “Digital Virtual Currency and Bitcoin”.