ONLamp: Another Reason Why Nessus3 Won't be Released Under the GPL?
Dec 08, 2005, 03:15 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nitesh Dhanjani)
Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame
"Ron Gula, CTO and CEO of Tenable, was interviewed by Federico
Biancuzzi over at SecurityFocus. Federico asked Ron why Tenable
decided not to release Nessus3 under the GPL license, and here is
what he had to say:
"'Ron Gula: Customer demand. Organizations want a free
product that they can use, and a place they can get commercial
support and training from if needed. I'd also like to point out
that although Nessus 3 is not released under the GPL, Tenable is
still actively maintaining Nessus 2. We just released an update for
Nessus 2.2 with lots of improvements...'"