Nessus Editions

Tenable Network Security® provides Nessus® for different uses:

  • Nessus and Nessus Perimeter Service™ subscriptions for commercial organizations and enterprises
  • Nessus evaluations for commercial organizations
  • Nessus Home for personal use in a non-commercial, home network

You may also purchase Nessus Auditor Bundles, which package Nessus and/or Perimeter Service subscriptions, on-demand training, and certifications with savings of up to $1,200.

See the chart to find the Nessus features and edition that's right for you.

Nessus Evaluation Nessus Nessus Perimeter Service Nessus Home
Designed For Commercial organizations wanting to evaluate Nessus Personal use in a home network, non-commercial
Real-time Vulnerability Updates
Vulnerability Scanning
Unlimited Scans
Number of IPs Per Scanner 16 16
Web Application Scanning
Mobile Device Detection
Exportable Reports
Targeted Email Notifications -
Multi-scanner Support - -
Scan Scheduling -
Configuration Checks - -
Compliance Checks (PCI, CIS, FDCC, NIST, etc.) - -
Sensitive Data Searches - -
SCADA Plugins - -
Access to the VMware Virtual Appliance - -
PCI DSS Audits - -
Two Quarterly PCI ASV Validation Submissions - -
Product Support - -

Free for 7 Days