Asking for credentials from IT
If you are not part of the IT group, you may have to ask someone for the right credentials to perform patch and configuration audits with Nessus. This blog entry will offer some advice and strategies to consider when attempting to obtain access to the devices for auditing.
Who Doesn't Have Credentials?
If your organization has mandated security audits, they may have also mandated that credentials be provided to the group performing network scans. If your group is like this, then this blog entry isn't for you. However, you should realize that there are still many organizations where the "audit" group doesn't have full access to the devices they are scanning.
At the Tenable blog.
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