OpenVAS – Open Vulnerability Assessment System

OpenVAS is a full-featured vulnerability scanner. Its capabilities include unauthenticated testing, authenticated testing, various high level and low level Internet and industrial protocols, performance tuning for large-scale scans and a powerful internal programming language to implement any type of vulnerability test.

OpenVAS - Open Vulnerability Assessment System
OpenVAS – Open Vulnerability Assessment System

The scanner will provide a dashboard with information about vulnerabilities detected in the infrastructure, list of scanned assets and the vulnerabilities that were recently published by different vendors.

Configuration tab will allow to configure different options related to scan schedule and required reporting beside the scan profile with service scan requirement.

This utility is an important part to run the vulnerability management program and have a periodic status on each vulnerability discovered and to confirm the one that were properly patched.

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