Is there a program out there with which I can identify what ports are being using by what process and what executables...
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on Windows and/or Unix/Linux platforms? I can't find any answer in my Web search.
The netstat command and a few other freeware/shareware only tell you what ports are open.
An easy and good tool for this is Inzider. It's a cool utility, which reports about all the application processes running on your system along with the port they are using. It's much like a vulnerability assessment tool and helps in hardening a system.
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