Finding sensitive data as a consultant with Nessus

Wednesday, 29 August 2007, 4:02 PM EST

There are many consultants that use Nessus to scan a customer network for vulnerabilities and report a laundry list of security issues which need to be fixed. Another valuable service that can be performed by a consultant is to audit where sensitive data resides in an organization and what sort of access can be gained to it. This blog entry discusses what can be accomplished with the Nessus scanner and what additional types of data analysis can be performed with the sensitive content checks available with the Nessus Direct Feed.

At the Tenable blog.

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