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10 Best Tenable Nessus Alternatives For 2021 [Updated List]

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  1. Nessus Professional is a security platform designed for businesses who want to protect the security of themselves, their clients, and their customers.

  2. Netsparker is a tool for scanning web sites for security vulnerabilities.

  3. Audit your website security and web applications for SQL injection, Cross site scripting and other...

  4. Intruder is a security monitoring platform for internet-facing systems.

    Boss wants vulnerability scans completed on Linux servers and... about 7 months ago:

    Well the good-(ish) news is that like I said, regardless of the platform, if the website (wordpress) is available from the internet intruder will scan it and produce a good report of any vulnerabilities and recommendations to fix. If you need a better report of vulnerabilities (which includes missing patches and what not) you can install the Nessus agent on the hosts and it too will report back to...
  5. The Open Vulnerability Assessment System (OpenVAS) is a framework of several services and tools...

    Internal Vulnerability Scanning about 4 months ago

    OpenVAS - Try it first, its free, just download a prebuilt VM and you're off and running. I found it valuable for my clients.
  6. Find security issues, verify vulnerability mitigations & manage security assessments with Metasploit. Get the world's best penetration testing software now. DownloadPen testing software to act like an attacker.

  7. Burp Suite is an integrated platform for performing security testing of web applications.

    What I need to know as a Web Application Security... about 15 days ago:

    IMO, the best place to start would be Their Web Security Academy Learning Path / Labs are by far the best. You can use the free community edition of Burp Suite for most of it. If you're going into web app security then you will likely be using Burp Suite every day anyway.
  8. Qualys helps your business automate the full spectrum of auditing, compliance and protection of your IT systems and web applications.

  9. HCL Software Site

  10. SCAP is a line of standards managed by NIST.

  11. Discover what's on your network, find the most important vulnerabilities, and address them fast with Tripwire's enterprise-class vulnerability management.