Nessus Vulnerability Scanner


The Information Security Office maintains an installation of the latest version of Nessus and applicable plug-ins. This service is provided to individuals with responsibility for the security of University Information Technology devices.

Service Levels

Element Description
Status Available
Standard Service Features Vulnerability Scanner
Optional Service Features None
Delivery Scope Technical support personnel and users with responsibility for security Information Technology devices
Delivery Channels Local client connecting to centralized Nessus server
Service Hours 24 hours
Support Hours M-F 8:30 – 4:30 EST
User Requirements Nessus client
Service Initiation Email request to
Service Support Requests for service should be made through the Information Security Office
Standard Costs Free/Unlimited scans and IP addresses
Optional Costs None