Nessus 3.1.2 and Nessus 3.2 beta released

Nessus is the world’s most popular vulnerability scanner used in over 75,000 organizations world-wide. Many of the world’s largest organizations are realizing significant cost savings by using Nessus to audit business-critical enterprise devices and applications.

Tenable released Nessus 3.1.2 for Linux, FreeBSD and Solaris which is a beta version of the upcoming Nessus 3.2.

Nessus 3.2 contains the following new features :

  • Experimental IPv6 support
  • Improved bandwidth throttling
  • Extended nessusd.rules to add support for ports and plugins
  • New command ’nessuscmd’ which lets you do a quick command-line scan
  • Improved NASL engine
  • Easy-update : Nessus can now update its own engine thru the use of a single command (nessus-update)

Post scriptum

Compliance Mandates

  • Vulnerability Scanner :

    PCI DSS 11.2, 6.6, SOX A13.3, GLBA 16CFR Part 314.4(c), HIPAA 164.308(a)(8), FISMA RA-5, SI-2, ISO 27001-27002 12.6, 15.2.2


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