Vulnerability assessment - Chapter 1 of Nessus Network Auditing

Jay Beale, HD Moore, Noam Rathaus, Renaud Deraison, Raven Alder and George Theall

This book from Syngress Publishing, Inc., covers all the latest features of Nessus and includes a bonus CD-ROM including Nessus, Snort 2.1, Ethereal and other utilities. In chapter one, the authors provide definition and discussion of vulnerability assessment, explaining different types of assessment and what to expect based on various approaches.

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Excerpted from Nessus Network Auditing by Jay Beale, HD Moore, Noam Rathaus, Renaud Deraison, Raven Alder and George Theall, Syngress Publishing, Inc.

This was first published in June 2005

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