• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

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.

Learning Objectives

  • Preparing the Toolkit
  • Installing Nessus
  • Exploring Scan Policies
  • Web Application Scanning with Nessus

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Vulnerability Assessment and Management