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Tenable Nessus Professional

Vulnerability assessment to stay one step ahead of attackers.

#1 in Vulnerability Assessment

The Industry Standard For Vulnerability Assessment.

Nessus Professional is generally recognised as the industry’s best vulnerability scanner. You can point this at an environment and get the complete list of vulnerabilities. In most tests it does a better detection job than any other product.

Nessus Professional automates point-in-time assessments to help quickly identify and fix vulnerabilities, including software flaws, missing patches, malware, and misconfigurations, across a variety of operating systems, devices and applications.

Less Time And Effort To Assess, Prioritise And Remediate Issues.

Nessus Pro vs Nessus Expert

Nessus is built from the ground-up with a deep understanding of how security practitioners work. Every feature in Nessus is designed to make vulnerability assessment simple, easy and intuitive.

Security practitioners, consultants, developers, pentesters and SMBs need a vulnerability assessment solution that addresses threats impacting your expanding attack surface.

A Fast, Easy Way To Proactively Find & Fix Vulnerabilities.

Take advantage of Tenable’s Vulnerability Priority Rating (VPR) to help you zero in on the vulnerabilities that pose the greatest risk specific to your environment.

VPR combines Tenable-collected vulnerability data with third-party vulnerability and threat data and analyses them together with the advanced data science algorithm developed by Tenable Research.

Tenable Research works closely with the security community to discover new vulnerabilities and provide insights to help organisations mature their vulnerability assessment practices.

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Consultants Choose Nessus Pro.

Nessus Pro is ideal for security consultants, licensed per install it has unlimited IPs; which works for the consultant who has it installed on a laptop that they move around.

  • Unlimited assessments with no limit to the number of IPs or assessments.
  • Quickly and easily transfer your license between computers.
  • Easily customise reports with client name and logo.
  • Email directly to the client after every assessment.

Dynamic & Automatic Plugin Updates.

With more than 157,000 plugins that automatically update in real-time, dynamically compiled plugins increase scan performance and efficiency, enabling faster completion of the first scan and time to value.

  • For efficiency and accuracy, plugins are dynamically compiled.
  • Custom plugins allow you to create specific checks to assess the security of applications unique to your organisation.
  • Custom audit files help you verify your organisation’s configuration requirements and compliance standards.

Why Tenable Nessus Professional?

Built for security practitioners, by security practitioners, Nessus Pro was created with the single focus of providing an intuitive experience for security pros doing a one-time vulnerability assessment, to find and fix vulnerabilities, faster and more confidently. Once the scan is complete, you can run a report and see all of the different issues, along with a simple to understand priority score (called the CVSS).

  • Improved navigation and user experience, easier and more intuitive to use.
  • Similar issues or categories of vulnerabilities are grouped together and presented in one thread,
    simplifying the time to research and prioritise issues for remediation.
  • User specific guides provide actionable tips and guidance based on the operations and functions being performed.
  • Save time to assess, research and remediate issues
  • Quickly see vulnerabilities with pre-built policies and templates.
  • Out-of-the-box, pre-configured templates for IT and mobile assets and configuration audits.

Next Steps - Get Started

As a Nessus partner, S4 Applications works with clients to help them understand their attack surface, priorities, and goals. We develop a roadmap to deploy the right solution for your needs, contact S4 Applications to request a demo.

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