Tenable Nessus Vulnerability Scanner
What is Discovered and Monitored
Scan name, Scanned Host Name, Host OS, Vulnerability category, Vulnerability name, Vulnerability severity, Vulerability CVE Id and Bugtraq Id, Vulnerability CVSS Score, Vulnerability Consequence
In ADMIN > Device Support > Event, search for "nessus" in the Description and Device Type column to see the event types associated with this device.
There are no predefined rules for this device.
In RESOURCE > Reports , search for "nessus" in the Description column to see the reports associated with this device.
Create a user name and password that FortiSIEM can use as access credentials for the API. Make sure the user has permissions to view the scan report files on the Nessus device. You can check if your user has the right permissions by running a scan report as that user.
You can now configure FortiSIEM to communicate with your device. For more information, refer to sections and Setting Credentials and Testing Credentials and API Event Collection in the User Guide.
Settings for Access Credentials
Settings for Nessus Vulnerability Scanner API Access Credentials
Set these Access Method Definition values to allow FortiSIEM to communicate with your Nessus Vulnerability Scanner over the API.
|Device Type||-Tenable Nessus Security Scanner|
-Tenable Nessus6 Security Scanner
-Tenable Nessus7 Security Scanner
-Tenable Nessus8 Security Scanner
|Access Protocol||-Nessus API|
|Pull Interval (minutes)||5|
|User Name (for Nessus and 6)||A user who has permission to access the device over the API|
|Password (for Nessus and 6)||The password associated with the user|
|Access Key (for Nessus7 and 8)||Obtain the Access Key from Nessus|
|Secret Key (for Nessus7 and 8)||Obtain the Secret Key from Nessus|