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Glossary Definition




Recon-ng is a web-based open-source reconnaissance tool (OSINT) written in Python, often paired with the Kali Linux penetration distribution. The tool reduces time spent harvesting information from open resources and consists of an extensive range of modules and database interaction.

Recon-ng is useful for collating information into one centralized source for a database. CyCognito integrates Recon-ng into its intelligent platform to conduct information gathering at scale, before other tools and methods are utilized to help organization’s see their entire attack surface and prioritize remediation steps.

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