Free Nessus Alternatives

    The best free alternative to Nessus is Metasploit. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try OpenVAS or Armitage. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Nessus and 19 is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Nessus are Probely (Freemium), skipfish (Free, Open Source), OpenSCAP (Free, Open Source) and Sucuri (Freemium).

    The list of alternatives was last updated May 2, 2021

    Platforms

    • Online
    • Linux
    • Windows
    • Mac
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Wordpress
    • BSD
    • Python

    Features

    • Penetration Testing
    • Security Testing
    • Vulneraility Scanning
    • Vulnerability Assessment
    • Vulnerability management
    • Server Monitoring
    • Multiple Account support
    • Open API
    • Password protection
    • Web Application Firewall
    • Web-Based
    • Web Server
    • Website monitoring
    • Slack integration
    • Ssl
    • Two factor authentication
    • Reporting
    • Responsive design
    • REST API
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