Book Provides Insight on Nessus Vulnerability Scanner
"Nessus Network Auditing" is dedicated to explaining the inner workings of the Nessus open-source vulnerability scanning tool."Nessus Network Auditing," by Renaud Deraison et al. (Syngress Publishing), is dedicated to explaining the inner workings of the Nessus open-source vulnerability scanning tool. This $49.95 paperback is my new bible for running one of the most useful security testing tools available. The book takes an enterprise view in explaining everything from how to install Nessus to the best way to maintain the plug-in modules that are the backbone of the product.
Renaud Deraison, founder of the Nessus Project and a frequent online authoritative source of advice about Nessus, is one of the most significant contributors in this collaborative effort. The book is artfully edited, and each section reads as if written by the same author, with consistently useful tips and tricks.