With more than 20,000 customers worldwide and 10,000,000 downloads to date, Nessus® is the industry’s most widely-deployed vulnerability and configuration assessment product.
The Nessus family includes:
- Nessus for scanning internal IP addresses. Commercial and home editions.
- Nessus Perimeter Service™ for auditing Internet-facing IPs and PCI compliance certification
- Passive Vulnerability Scanner™ (PVS™) for continuous detection of transient, cloud, and virtual devices, applications, and their vulnerabilities
- Nessus Auditor Bundles: Savings of up to $800 on Nessus and Perimeter Service subscriptions, training, and certification
Many security and compliance professionals use Nessus and Perimeter Service together for a 360-degree view of their security. Utilizing both Nessus and PVS provides continuous monitoring to help organizations address today's growing mobile, cloud, and virtual security challenges.
Nessus provides the largest collection of network security checks, extensive configuration and compliance auditing, and automatic post-scan analysis and monitoring. Nessus uses a continuously-updated plugin library of more than 59,000 vulnerability and configuration checks.
Passive Vulnerability Scanner
The Tenable Passive Vulnerability Scanner (PVS) continuously monitors network traffic to detect virtual and transient devices connecting to your network for complete asset discovery. PVS easily discovers common protocols, operating systems, and services that active scanners miss.
Nessus Perimeter Service
As a PCI Approved Scanning Vendor (PCI ASV), Tenable Network Security® is your one-stop shop for PCI compliance. Nessus Perimeter Service is a hosted service that finds public-facing network and web vulnerabilities and validates quarterly PCI compliance.
Try Nessus with PVS ("Nessus Plus") for Comprehensive Coverage
PVS real-time scanning complements Nessus active scanning to provide continuous network evaluation and eliminate security gaps between scans.Learn More