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LinuxSecurity.com: An Introduction to Nessus

May 08, 2001, 23:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Christensen)

[ Thanks to Dave Wreski for this link. ]

"There are a number of security scanners out there. Most of them are vendor specific, and each boasts a number of vulnerability checks to determine what is secure on your system and what is not. So what if you are a hardcore open source paranoid like myself who wouldn't think to spend a dime on the latest commercial security scanner from CyberSlueths or CrackerCops? Well there is a superior alternative that is regularly updated, free, and open source. It's called Nessus, and it is by far the best scanner available."

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