Nessus is a remote security scanning tool.

It is designed to scan your computer for weaknesses which could be used to break into the computer.

Nessus has such advantages as:

  • updated database
  • high-speed discovery
  • configuration auditing
  • patch management integration
  • vulnerability analysis of security
  • efficiency
  • communication with all parts of organization.

Also it provides a scripting language for writing tests specific to the system.