[Chugalug] Prepping a Linux server for PCI Compliance..

AverageSecurityGuy stephen at averagesecurityguy.info
Fri Mar 14 13:09:34 UTC 2014


On Mar 14, 2014, at 8:27 AM, Christopher Rimondi <chris.rimondi at gmail.com> wrote:

> If money isn't an option I would pick Nessus any day over nearly every other vulnerability scanner. However, if you want to go the free route: http://www.openvas.org/. Like Stephen said give it root creds so it is thorough.
> 

OpenVAS sucks. If you have no other choice, then use it. By the time you figure out how to get it all installed and configured you will have paid for Nessus with your time and effort. Sorry to be so harsh but I’ve not had good luck with OpenVAS.
--
Stephen Haywood
Owner, ASG Consulting
CISSP, OSCP
423.305.3700
asgconsulting.co




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