Advanced Nessus 3 WMI checks against Windows Systems

Thursday, 8 February 2007, 12:59 AM EST

Tenable Network Security has recently added the ability to query remote Windows systems via the Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) protocol. This allows a credentialed Nessus 3 scan to perform some very advanced configuration audits of Windows systems. This blog entry discusses WMI, the initial checks developed by Tenable and how this can impact consultants and enterprise users of Nessus and the Security Center.

At the Tenable blog.

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