Alternatives to Nessus for all platforms with any license

  • OpenVAS

    The Open Vulnerability Assessment System (OpenVAS) is a framework of several services and tools offering a comprehensive and powerful vulnerability scanning and...

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Metasploit

    Metasploit Community Edition simplifies network discovery and vulnerability verification for specific exploits, increasing the effectiveness of vulnerability scanners...

    Free Personal Open Source Windows Linux BSD

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  • Intruder

    Intruder is a security monitoring platform for internet-facing systems. Intruder provides an easy to use security solution which continually scans your digital...

    • Perimeter focussed, easy to use, manages process for new vulnerabilities for you. Guest • Nov 2018 Disagree   Agree

    Commercial Web

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  • Acunetix

    Audit your website security and web applications for SQL injection, Cross site scripting and other web vulnerabilities with Acunetix Web Security Scanner. Download Free...

    Commercial Windows Web Wordpress

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  • Nexpose

    Learn about our vulnerability management software, Nexpose. See how our vulnerability scanner prioritizes vulnerabilities and speeds up remediation.

    Commercial Windows Linux

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  • skipfish

    A fully automated, active web application security reconnaissance tool. Key features: High speed: pure C code, highly optimized HTTP handling, minimal CPU footprint -...

    • Discontinued Skipfish is no longer maintained. Last version, 2.10 beta, released in December 2012, can be still downloaded from Google Code Archive

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • Sucuri Web Security Platform

    A web security portfolio offering a combination of on-premise installed security software in conjunction with a cloud hosted web application firewall and CDN.

    Commercial $ $ $ Web Wordpress

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  • IronWASP

    IronWASP (Iron Web application Advanced Security testing Platform) is an open source system for web application vulnerability testing. It is designed to be customizable...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • OpenSCAP

    SCAP is a line of standards managed by NIST. It was created to provide a standardized approach to maintaining the security of enterprise systems, such as automatically...

    Free Linux

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  • webcheck.me

    webcheck.me Free online website scanner. Checks security, seo, performance and mail problems. Provides free snapshots (full-page, hi-quality), provides a basic spell...

    Freemium Web

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  • cvechecker

    The goal of cvechecker is to report about possible vulnerabilities on your system, by scanning the installed software and matching the results with the CVE database....

    Free Linux

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