Run Nessus on your iPhone

Tenable released an iPhone application for its Nessus Vulnerability Scanner, providing Nessus users the ability to remotely connect to a Nessus server, launch scans and review reports with the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch devices.

The Nessus iPhone application is available at no cost in the App Store and is located under the productivity category.

Features of the Nessus iPhone application include remote starting, stopping and pausing of network scans as well as the ability to analyze scan results. This mobility allows a security professional who is responding to an incident to quickly log into a Nessus scanner during a meeting to find a host with a given vulnerability, thereby improving the efficiency of the Incident Response process.

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