License: Freeware
Downloads: 297
Op. System: Windows
Last updated: 2012-05-03
File size: 10.51 MB
Publisher: Tenable Network Security
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How safe is you network? Nessus will help you answer that. Nessus is very powerful, innovative and complete network vulnerability scanner.With this program you will able to speed checks thousand of the commonly updated vulnerabilities.The program features a high speed discovery, configuration auditing, assets profiling, sensitive data discovery, patch management intergration and vulnerability analysis of your network security. The main features includes; • An easy to use interface • Effective reporting capability • Variety of scanning option • Complete analysis of your network security • It has upto date security vulnerability database that is update on daily basis • Newest Security checks aimed for the modern security gaps.(you can retreive them here using command : nessus-update-plugins) • A RSS feed for all newest security check to help you monitor when plugin are added. • Elegant architectures • It is extremely scalable:you can scale it to work on a single computer with low memory or to Quad CPUs with gigabytes of memory • Plug-in:each security test is written in external plugin, written in NASL.This make it possible to update Nessus without the need of dowloading untrusted binaries from the internet. • It includes NASL(nessus attacking scripting language).NASL is a language that enable writing of security tests more quickly and easily. • In cases where host run two or more services at same time, Nessus scan all of them. • It fully supports SSL: it has the ability to test SSLized services such as https, smtps, imaps, and more.Once supplied with certifications Nessus easily intergrate PKI-fied environment( Nessus is the pioneer of this feature) • It has the biggest user base which help us in collecting valuable feedback about security checks.This enable us to offer security checks that are reliable and non destructive or prone to fasle positive. • It give you the option of regular non-destructive or thorough security audits. • Smart service recognitation: it easily recognizes FTP server running on a non-standard port (i.e 31337) or web server running on port 8080(again Nessus is the first in the market to include this feature)

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