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Nessus Basics
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Nessus Basics


• What is Nessus?
   • Open source/free vulnerability scanner.
   • Signature based detection.
Nessus Basics

• Why use Nessus?
   • Vulnerability Assessments
   • Penetration Testing
   • Security Awareness
Nessus Basics

• Who uses this tool?
   • Security Professionals
   • White Hats
   • Black Hats
Nessus Basics



• What makes Nessus so special over ISS or any of the
  other scanners out there?
Nessus Basics

• Ok, well this is all fine and dandy, but what does
  Nessus look like?
   • Sensor/Control Panel Impliment...
Nessus Basics

• Well what possible interfaces are their if there are so
  many of them?
    • Web Clients
    • X11 Defau...
Nessus Basics



• Web Client
Nessus Basics



• X11 Client
Nessus Basics



• Windows Client
Nessus Basics



• OSX Client
Nessus Basics



• Ok, it looks pretty... but how do we use it?
Nessus Basics

• More information can be found at:
   • http://www.securityfocus.com/infocus/1741
   • http://www.security...
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Nessus Basics

  1. 1. Nessus Basics Maniac
  2. 2. Nessus Basics • What is Nessus? • Open source/free vulnerability scanner. • Signature based detection.
  3. 3. Nessus Basics • Why use Nessus? • Vulnerability Assessments • Penetration Testing • Security Awareness
  4. 4. Nessus Basics • Who uses this tool? • Security Professionals • White Hats • Black Hats
  5. 5. Nessus Basics • What makes Nessus so special over ISS or any of the other scanners out there?
  6. 6. Nessus Basics • Ok, well this is all fine and dandy, but what does Nessus look like? • Sensor/Control Panel Implimentation • Multiple Possible Interfaces • Multiple Connections to a Single Sensor
  7. 7. Nessus Basics • Well what possible interfaces are their if there are so many of them? • Web Clients • X11 Default Client • Windows Clients • OSX Clients
  8. 8. Nessus Basics • Web Client
  9. 9. Nessus Basics • X11 Client
  10. 10. Nessus Basics • Windows Client
  11. 11. Nessus Basics • OSX Client
  12. 12. Nessus Basics • Ok, it looks pretty... but how do we use it?
  13. 13. Nessus Basics • More information can be found at: • http://www.securityfocus.com/infocus/1741 • http://www.securityfocus.com/infocus/1753 • http://www.nessus.org

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