Download Nessus

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Microsoft Windows

Windows Server 2008, Server 2008 R2*, Server 2012, Server 2012 R2, 7, and 8 (64-bit):
Nessus-6.2.1-x64.msi

Windows Server 7, and 8 (32-bit):
Nessus-6.2.1-Win32.msi

Mac OS X

Mac OS X (10.8, 10.9, 10.10):
Nessus-6.2.1.dmg.gz

Linux

Debian 6 and 7 / Kali Linux AMD64:
Nessus-6.2.1-debian6_amd64.deb

Debian 6 and 7 / Kali Linux i386(32-bit):
Nessus-6.2.1-debian6_i386.deb

Red Hat ES 5 (64-bit) / CentOS 5 / Oracle Linux 5 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel):
Nessus-6.2.1-es5.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat ES 5 i386(32-bit) / CentOS 5 / Oracle Linux 5 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel):
Nessus-6.2.1-es5.i386.rpm

Red Hat ES 6 (64-bit) / CentOS 6 / Oracle Linux 6 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel):
Nessus-6.2.1-es6.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat ES 6 i386(32-bit) / CentOS 6 / Oracle Linux 6 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel):
Nessus-6.2.1-es6.i386.rpm

Red Hat ES 7 (64-bit) / CentOS 7 / Oracle Linux 7 (including Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel):
Nessus-6.2.1-es7.x86_64.rpm

Fedora 20, 21 (32 and 64-bit):
Nessus-6.2.1-fc20.x86_64.rpm

SUSE 10 Enterprise (64-bit):
Nessus-6.2.1-suse10.x86_64.rpm

SUSE 11 Enterprise (64-bit):
Nessus-6.2.1-suse11.x86_64.rpm

SUSE 11 Enterprise i586(32-bit):
Nessus-6.2.1-suse11.i586.rpm

Ubuntu 9.10 / Ubuntu 10.04 (64-bit):
Nessus-6.2.1-ubuntu910_amd64.deb

Ubuntu 9.10 / Ubuntu 10.04 i386(32-bit):
Nessus-6.2.1-ubuntu910_i386.deb

Ubuntu 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, and 14.04 AMD64:
Nessus-6.2.1-ubuntu1110_amd64.deb

Ubuntu 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, and 14.04 i386(32-bit):
Nessus-6.2.1-ubuntu1110_i386.deb

FreeBSD

FreeBSD 10 AMD64:
Nessus-6.2.1-fbsd10-amd64.txz

Checksums & GPG Keys

Checksums for Nessus Server binaries: MD5.asc

Tenable GPG Key (Red Hat Enterprise 6 and newer)
RPM-GPG-KEY-Tenable

Tenable GPG Key (Red Hat Enterprise 5 and older)
RPM-GPG-KEY-Tenable-1024

Note:

Once you’ve downloaded Nessus, you will need to have (or purchase) an activation code to use it. Visit the Tenable Store or contact a Tenable Partner for purchase options

If you are planning to use Nessus Home (For home use only) please visit the Nessus Home Registration Page

Market Defining Vulnerability Scanning

Nessus is the most trusted vulnerability scanning platform for auditors and security analysts. Users can schedule scans across multiple scanners, use wizards to easily and quickly create policies, schedule scans and send results via email. Nessus supports more technologies than any other vendor, including operating systems, network devices, hypervisors, databases, tablets/phones, web servers and critical infrastructure.

Key features include:

  • High-Speed Asset Discovery
  • Vulnerability Assessment
  • Malware/Botnet Detection
  • Configuration & Compliance Auditing
  • Scanning & Auditing of Virtualized & Cloud Platforms

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