Nessus

Nessus 5.2.2 Is Now Available

by Paul Asadoorian
September 12, 2013

Nessus 5.2.2 is available for download. This update provides an improved packet capture driver, the ability to move exported reports from scanner to scanner, a faster web mirror plugin, and bug fixes.

Nessus Product Names Simplified

by Jennifer Collis
August 22, 2013

Tenable has made great strides in simplifying the installation, deployment, customization, and operation of the Nessus vulnerability scanner. Today, we're simplifying the Nessus product names.

Announcing the “Vulnerabilities Exposed” Webcast Series

by Paul Asadoorian
August 8, 2013

Jack Daniel and I will host the new "Vulnerabilities Exposed" webcast series. The first webcast will be held on August 27th at 2 pm EDT - "Reducing Your Patch Cycle to Less Than 5 Days." Read about the webcast series and register today.

New Nessus Vulnerability Modifications Now Available

by Jack Daniel
July 1, 2013

Nessus provides the ability to modify vulnerability findings in scan results. The new settings provide Nessus users with the ability to change the severity of findings, or hide them completely for a single host, a single scan, all future scans, or a specific time period.

New Nessus Remediation Report Now Available

by Paul Asadoorian
June 4, 2013

The Nessus Suggested Remediations report that can be emailed to specified recipients in the “Scan Summary Email” is now available as a report chapter.

New Nessus Targeted Email Notifications and Monitoring

by Paul Asadoorian
May 28, 2013

When scans are complete, Nessus can now send an email with scan results and remediation recommendations to the recipients of your choice. This can be done for individual scans or set up in conjunction with scan scheduling to monitor the discovery of critical vulnerabilities or other conditions and automatically deliver the findings to the appropriate people.

Nessus' Built-in Scanning Recommendations

by Paul Asadoorian
May 9, 2013

Tuning your Nessus scan policy can yield great results. Tenable has added a new Nessus plugin which will analyze the scan results for your environment and the scan settings that were used, and then suggest improvements for a better audit.

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