Nessus uses policies to define how to execute a scan. In this video, learn how to set up a Nessus scanning policy.
- [Lecturer] Before we run a scan … there are a couple of thing we need to do. … Firstly, let's set up a new folder for our scan results. … I'll click on New Folder at the top right, … and I'll call the folder … Ubuntu … Cluster … and press Create. … It now appears in the left-hand menu list, I'll select it. … The next thing we need to do is set up a scan policy. … This is a description of the scan we wish to run, … without details of the target. … We can then use this policy as many times as we want, … on as many targets as we like. … Let's select the Policies link … from the lower part of the left-hand menu. … We can see there are no policies defined, so let's add one. … I'll click on the New Policy button, … and Nessus provides 22 policy wizards to select from … when creating a scan policy. … Let's select Credentialed Patch Audit. … I'll call this PatchCheck … and describe it as a check for missing patches. … I'll then select the tab for Credentials. … On this screen I'll select SSH as the authentication method, …
- 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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