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RE: Re: Web Application Vulnerability Scanner
From: "Craig Wright" <Craig.Wright () bdo com au>
Date: Sat, 3 Nov 2007 07:27:55 +1100

You need a methodology that demonstrates that you have met all of the 12 points (and sub-points) covered in the PCI-DSS.
 
Nessus by itself will not satisfy this, just as it will not make a SOX 404 programme. Actually, NO tool by itself will 
do this. 
 
AN external scan vendor is NOT a scanning tool. This is a company that does an external scan. For the internal scanning 
requirements, you can use anything you like. The downside is that you have to meet all of the requirements.
 
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Craig S Wright (GSE-Complaince)



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From: listbounce () securityfocus com on behalf of Jax Lion
Sent: Sat 3/11/2007 2:39 AM
To: dbennett8 () comcast net
Cc: security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: Re: Re: Web Application Vulnerability Scanner



From what I am told - Nessus by itself does not satisfy the PCI
requirements as it primarily focus on network vulnerabilities and not
on web application vulnerabilities.


On 2 Nov 2007 14:10:42 -0000, dbennett8 () comcast net
<dbennett8 () comcast net> wrote:
Nessus is not on the list? Isn't Qualys just Nessus on steroids? I don't get that....




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