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Tenable Releases Nessus 3.2 Beta for Testing

February 20, 2007

Columbia, MD

Today, Tenable released Nessus 3.1.2 for Linux, FreeBSD and Solaris which is a beta version of the upcoming Nessus 3.2. Nessus 3.2 contains the following new features:

  • Experimental IPv6 support
  • Improved bandwidth throttling
  • Extended nessusd.rules to add support for ports and plugins
  • New command 'nessuscmd' which lets you do a quick command-line scan
  • Improved NASL engine
  • Easy-update: Nessus can now update its own engine thru the use of a single command (nessus-update)

Detailed information about these features is available on Tenable's blog Thanks for testing this release and sending your feedback to deraison (at) nessus.org. 

About Tenable

Tenable™, Inc. is the Cyber Exposure company. Over 23,000 organizations of all sizes around the globe rely on Tenable to manage and measure their modern attack surface to accurately understand and reduce cyber risk. As the creator of Nessus®, Tenable built its platform from the ground up to deeply understand assets, networks and vulnerabilities, extending this knowledge and expertise into Tenable.io™ to deliver the world’s first platform to provide live visibility into any asset on any computing platform. Tenable customers include more than 50 percent of the Fortune 500, large government agencies and mid-sized organizations across the private and public sectors. Learn more at tenable.com.

Contact Information:

Cayla Baker
cbaker@tenable.com
(443) 539-6476