The Nessus vulnerability scanner is the world leading vulnerability scanner, with over five million downloads to-date. Nessus is currently rated among the top vulnerability scanners throughout the security industry and is endorsed by professional security organizations such as the SANS Institute. Nessus is supported by a world-renowned research team and has an extensive vulnerability knowledge base that is continually updated.
Nessus features include:
High-speed vulnerability discovery
Scan scheduling & enhanced reporting
Nessus vulnerability scanners can be distributed throughout an entire enterprise, inside DMZs and across physically separate networks.
Tenable Nessus includes the ability to perform in-depth web application audits that identify vulnerabilities in custom built applications. Custom web applications can have their operating systems, application and SQL database audited and hardened against a variety of best practice recommendations from CIS and DISA.