In this video, learn how to use Nessus to set up a schedule for running vulnerability scans automatically on a regular basis.
- [Instructor] The final feature I'll cover in Nessus … is scheduling scans. … I'll select first scan in the Ubuntu cluster. … And I'll select the top button called Configure. … The second subitem under the basic setting is schedule. … The schedule is currently disabled, … meaning that scan is run manually. … Let's enable it. … We now see the schedule page and can select the frequency, … daily, weekly, monthly, or yearly, … and the start date and time. … I can, for instance, select weekly. … We now get the start time and date … and day of week populated for the weekly scan. … As soon as the start time is reached, … the scan will commence. … And if we go and check scans, we'll see a number … against the first scan entry in the Ubuntu cluster folder … just like we did with a manual scan. … We don't need to save and run this … but you may like to test it out if you're interested. … That's it, we've taken a quick tour through Nessus … and learnt how to set up a policy … and run or schedule a scan to check …
- Hackers and the kill chain
- Viruses, spyware, and adware
- Detecting malware with Windows Defender
- Using Windows Firewall and Linux iptables
- Scanning with Nmap
- Monitoring network communications with Netcat
- Combating application-level threats
- Scanning a website to check for vulnerabilities
- Capturing intruders through packet inspection
Skill Level Beginner
Insights from a Cybersecurity Professionalwith Mike Chapple32m 15s Intermediate
1. Why Cybersecurity?
4. Network Scanning
5. Network Connections
6. Vulnerability Scanning
7. Web Applications
8. Monitoring Packets
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