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An introduction to Nessus - The Video

Tenable has published a new video which covers the major features in the Nessus vulnerability scanner. You can view the video below:

Please visit the Tenable YouTube channel for more videos and a full HD version of this video.

This video shows you how-to get started using the Nessus vulnerability scanner, including:

  • Where to download Nessus
  • Introduction to policies, scans, and reports
  • Performing an asset discovery scan
  • Running a network-based vulnerability scan
  • Configuring a patch auditing scan
  • Performing a configuration audit
  • Detecting sensitive data (SSN & credit cards)
  • Running web application tests
  • Reporting & filtering
  • Risk analysis and compliance (PCI DSS)

The video runs almost 38 minutes, but covers several major features for those who may be new to using Nessus.