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This month, Peter Giannoulis of TheAcademyHome.com and TheAcademyPro.com takes a deep dive into the OpenVAS Linux/Unix-based assessment and penetration testing tool, demonstrating the initial configuration to get the Nessus-forked GUI up and running, creating an SSL certificate and user, and finally showing how to launch a scan.
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About the presenter:
Peter Giannoulis, GSEC, GCIH, GCIA, GCFA, GCFW, GREM, CISSP, is an information security consultant in Toronto, Ontario. He currently maintains The Academy Pro, which provides streaming video for enterprises and consumers on how to configure and troubleshoot many of today's top security products. He also serves as a technical director for GIAC.