Nessus Security and Vulnerability Scanner

Category: Security
Audience: Faculty, Staff, Students, IT

Overview 

Nessus Security and Vulnerability Scanner is a scan engine with a web-based interface that can be used to perform an external scan of your computer system. This comprehensive scan looks for potential vulnerabilities that could be used by remote attackers to control or access sensitive data on a system.  

Features 

Students, staff and faculty can use Nessus to scan their own computers for vulnerabilities. Departmental Network Security Liaisons can use Nessus to audit all hosts in zones they manage.

Requirements 

A current UIC NetID and password are required to authenticate.

Cost 

There is no charge for this service.

Support 

Email security@uic.edu
Phone 312-413-0003

 

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