Tool and Usage
The AutoNessus tool helps with automating vulnerability scans via the Nessus API. It lists policies and can configure the state of scans.
This tool is useful to time scans, for example by having it run outside of business hours, and stop when the day starts.
Note: originally another tool was named AutoNessus. That is now Seccubus.
Usage and audience
AutoNessus is commonly used during vulnerability scanning. Target users for this tool are pentesters, security professionals, and system administrators.
- + The source code of this software is available
- - No releases on GitHub available
Author and Maintainers
Support operating systems
AutoNessus is known to work on Linux.