Applies To: Nessus Professional, Tenable Cloud and Security center
Nessus/Tenable Vulnerability scanner is a tool that identifies the vulnerability available/present in our environment.
Netsurion can integrate Nessus/Tenable vulnerability scanner that helps you to monitor vulnerabilities detected by the scanner into the Netsurion console. It provides a visual representation of top vulnerabilities detected in the environment, also shows highly vulnerable system which is having a high CVE score. Alerts are triggered whenever any critical or high severity vulnerabilities are detected in the environment. Netsurion can generate vulnerability reports on a scheduled basis as well. This report provides information about the system which is highly vulnerable.
On monitoring the Nessus Scanner, the following are the activities that can be monitored.
Once Nessus Vulnerability Scanner is configured to deliver events to Netsurion Manager; alerts, dashboards and reports can be configured into Netsurion.
The configuration details in this guide are consistent with Netsurion version 9.x and later, Nessus Vulnerability Scanner.
For more information please refer to the Integration guide.
To configure Nessus Vulnerability Scanner to send logs to Netsurion, refer to the How-to Guide.