Vulnerability Scanning


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About Nessus® Professional Vulnerability Scanning

Access a shared agreement with Nessus® Professional to quickly and easily identify the vulnerabilities, configuration issues and malware that attackers may use to penetrate your institution’s public network. Nessus® Professional automates point-in-time assessments to quickly identify and fix vulnerabilities, including software flaws, missing patches, malware, and misconfigurations, across a variety of operating systems, devices and applications.


  • Detects security holes in local or remote hosts and missing security updates and patches 
  • Simulates attacks to pinpoint vulnerabilities  
  • Executes security tests in a contained environment  
  • Scheduling feature for security audits 



#1 in Accuracy

Nessus has the industry’s lowest false positive rate with six-sigma accuracy (measured at .32 defects per 1 million scans)


Ease of Use

Provides an intuitive experience for security professionals to find and fix vulnerabilities faster


Quickly See Vulnerabilities

Out-of-the-box, pre-configured templates for IT and mobile assets, including configuration audits, help you quickly understand where you have vulnerabilities


Intelligent Vulnerability Assessment

Live results perform intelligent vulnerability assessment in offline mode with every plugin update – without having to run a scan


Configure Reports Easily

Create reports based on customized views – in a variety of formats 


Comprehensive Solution

Supports more technologies and identifies more vulnerabilities than competitive solutions

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