Installing and Using Nessus on Kali Linux

by Paul Asadoorian on July 10, 2014

If you are using Nessus for vulnerability scanning activities, consider installing Nessus on Kali Linux . Kali Linux is a fantastic distribution specifically designed for penetration testing. Nessus, Kali, and Penetration Testing Tenable provides Nessus on a wide variety of platforms to choose from...

Nessus Now Audits Huawei VRP Configurations

by Paul Asadoorian on July 8, 2014

As part of Tenable's Continuous Monitoring Solution , Nessus, Nessus Enterprise and Nessus Enterprise Cloud users can now perform configuration audits against Huawei devices running the Versatile Routing Platform (VRP). Huawei (pronounced "wah-way") is a manufacturer of several different types of...

Announcing Singapore MAS Technology Risk Management Dashboard

by Dick Bussiere on July 1, 2014

Tenable is pleased to announce a dashboard designed to assist our Singapore Financial Services Industry customers to comply with the Monetary Authority of Singapore Technology Risk Management Guidelines. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has published a refreshed set of Technology Risk...

Establishing Your Own Metrics: What to Do

by Marcus J. Ranum on July 1, 2014

In this blog series on SecurityWeek, Tenable CSO Marcus Ranum advises security professionals on how they can create and share metrics in their jobs. These metrics can create better understanding and awareness about the success of their approaches, as well as allow them to build support for programs...

Detecting the Amazon Web Services Cloud Attack with Nessus

by Manish Patel on June 20, 2014

On June 17 th , a planned attack against hosting provider, Code Spaces , brought the company to its knees and resulted in the company shutting down its business. In this case, the attacker gained access to the company’s Amazon EC2 control panel and left messages asking for reply back via email. The...

Nessus 5.2.7 and PVS 4.0.3 Are Available for Download

by Paul Asadoorian on June 12, 2014

Nessus® 5.2.7 and Passive Vulnerability Scanner™ 4.0.3 are now available for download. Today Tenable has released maintenance updates for two separate products, The Nessus vulnerability scanner and the Passive Vulnerability Scanner (PVS™). Customers are strongly encouraged to apply these updates to...