Vulnerability Scanning with Nessus – Practical Ethical Hacking by TCM

by Kal Bartal

Nessus is a vulnerability scanner.

https://www.tenable.com/downloads/nessus

dpkg -i Nessus-10.2.0-debian9_amd64.deb
/etc/init.d/nessusd start

or

/opt/nessus/sbin/nessusd

https://kali:8834

The free edition of Nessus allows for scanning upto 16 different private IP addresses.

The scan can be scheduled.

Heath recommends two paid licences, Nessus and Burp Suite.

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