Tenable.sc/Nessus Data Export Guide

How to export data from Tenable.sc/Nessus for ingestion in RiskSense.

Tenable Nessus Overview

Tenable® Nessus® is a widely deployed vulnerability scanner that can help detect malware and identify assets and asset configuration vulnerabilities.

Tenable Nessus Setup

Log into Nessus.

Tenable Nessus Export - Login Screen

Click the name of the scan you want to export to view the scan results.

Tenable Nessus Export - My Scans

In the interface’s upper-right hand corner, click the Export drop-down menu.

Tenable Nessus Export - Export Button Location

Click the first option, Nessus.

Tenable Nessus Export - Nessus Option in Export Menu

Save the file in a convenient location. It will save with a .nessus extension. This file can now be uploaded to RiskSense.