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Tenable Nessus

Tenable Nessus is a network security and management software used to scan for vulnerabilities, providing detailed information about the weaknesses present within an organization's IT infrastructure. This solution lets you assess security risks, prioritize issues, and take steps towards remediation. Tenable Nessus can perform thorough audits on networks of varying sizes and complexities, detecting threats such as misconfigurations, missing patches, default passwords left in place or known malware vectors. The platform provides compliance checks against various industry standards to help organizations meet regulatory requirements. In addition to the vulnerability scanning capabilities of Nessus Professional Feed and HomeFeed versions , Tenable also offers other paid services like – cloud-based vulnerability management platform that includes continuous visibility of assets across on-premises environments, cloud infrastructures and container applications.