Tenable Network Security Podcast Episode 166 - "Nessus 5.2 New Features"

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Welcome to the Tenable Network Security Podcast Episode 166


Nessus 5.2 Released

Tenable announced the availability of Nessus 5.2. For more details, also view the blog post and the introduction video.

New Features:

  • Attachments in scan results (RDP, VNC, and website screenshots initially)
  • HTML5 interface performance improvements
  • Smaller memory footprint and reduced disk space usage
  • Mac OS X preference pane
  • Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 support
  • And a whole lot more in the future

New & Notable Plugins


Passive Vulnerability Scanner

SecurityCenter Report Templates and Dashboards

Configuration and Compliance Auditing

Nessus ProfessionalFeed and SecurityCenter customers can download compliance checks from the Tenable Support Portal.

Security News Stories

  1. The Problem of Redaction | Restricted Data
  2. 10 tips to secure funding for a security program
  3. Sitecom routers backdoor account
  4. Oracle critical patch plugs 128 security vulns

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