This HND piece explores network discovery, as it applies to both computer networks and networks of people. Interestingly, the two worlds intersect quite readily in the field of health care. One example is how social network discovery ("social network" here refers to the people, rather than the websites that link them) enables epidemiologists to trace the source of infections—to better prevent them from recurring.
On the computer side, we spotlight IPsonar, a leading product for determining what is on your network, to better protect your data. As we found out, most organizations are aware of only about 80-85% of what's really on their network.
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