Video: Web application scanning with Nessus

Scanning web applications with Nessus offers the end user several new configuration options in the Nessus client. You should take into account:

  • Number of web servers and applications being scanned
  • Size of the applications (e.g. how many parameters does each CGI application have?)
  • Depth and scope of the scan with respects to the type of tests being performed and how exhaustive they should be.

This video demonstrates how to setup Nessus to scan a web application using the new options: