At the core of vulnerability analysis is a thorough knowledge of the tool you'll use to discover vulnerabilities. In this course, Vulnerability Analysis with Nessus, you'll learn to build and prepare your targets for scanning. First, you'll discover how to install Nessus on both Windows and Linux. Next, you'll delve into how to create and customize your scans, and update the software even when you're offline. Finally, you'll explore how to scan web applications and configure advanced scan parameters based on the discovered targets. When you're finished with this course, you'll have foundational knowledge of vulnerability analysis using the Nessus tool that will help you moving forward to perform professional vulnerability assessments in an enterprise environment.
Preparing the Toolkit
Exploring Scan Policies
Web Application Scanning with Nessus
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.