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Features of a vulnerability scanner
From: "Marc Ruef" <maru () scip ch>
Date: Mon, 1 Dec 2003 11:26:38 +0100

 
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Dear List

I would like to ask you pen-testers two generic questions about vulnerability scanners:

1. Which features for you are very important or is the most important in a vulnerability scanner software?
2. Which features are you missing in the existing vulnerability scanner products?

A vulnerability scanner in this context is a tool that looks automaticly for potential security holes. There are for 
example Nessus, ISS Internet Scanner, Symantec NetRecon, GFI LanGuard, SATAN, SAINT, Vigilante, Dante Security Scanner, 
... Port scanner and enumeration utilities like nmap, N-Stealth, Whisker or Nikto are here not counted to vulnerability 
scanners.

Yours,

Marc Ruef

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