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AIX coverage: See what you need to see

In a huge refinement to IBM AIX vulnerability coverage, Nexpose version 5.10.8 and later scans AIX machines for a specific set of patches related to known vulnerabilities. This more focused approach provides easier management of AIX machines by allowing you to see very…

Kali-lujah! Nexpose now supports Kali Linux

2017 Update: Our Kali support in Nexpose was deprecated some time ago. For information on supported operating systems and all things Nexpose, see our help site or reach out to your CSM. Pen testers and Kali Linux lovers, get your Nexpose on! Now you can…

OpenSSL gets more open: Scan for CVE-2014-0224

Just when things were starting to quiet down, OpenSSL.org posted a security advisory on June 5, 2014. Meet CVE-2014-0224, a vulnerability that makes a network susceptible to a man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack, allowing bad guys to decrypt and modify traffic from the attacked client and…

Creating risk trends based on RealContext tags

Risk is everywhere. Look around your organization: It's in your Web applications. It's in your database servers. It's in every workstation your IT team deploys. And, unfortunately, it's in the people who use and administer these machines. The bad guys are betting on it. So,…

Getting Nexpose Help to load in your Community edition

There is a known issue with the Community edition of Nexpose, version 5.7.10: The Help and Support pages fail to load. We will correct the issue in a future Nexpose release. In the meantime, you can get Help to load with this simple…

What's in your latest Nexpose coverage update?

As of November 21, 2012, Rapid7 is releasing coverage updates on a weekly basis to help you keep your environment current with your ever-evolving security needs. What is a coverage release anyway?Coverage releases include new and updated vulnerability checks, new fingerprints, and improvements to…

Seek and you shall find...information!

Nothing frustrates me more than searching online for something I desperately need to put out a fire, and getting tons of results...except for that one critical nugget that I'm looking for. Well, actually, one thing does frustrate me more: when I hear that Nexpose…

A good word to remember: Glossary

What's a site? What's an asset group? How is a static site different from a dynamic site? What is discovery? Is it the same as vAsset discovery? What's an unmanaged asset? What's a node? What's Total risk? And what about all those acronyms: CPE, CCE,…

What's new in the Nexpose 5.1 User's Guide?

I'm the manager for the Nexpose Documentation team at Rapid7. I want to tell you about what's new in our user's guide as of the Nexpose 5.1 release. The 5.1 guide, of course, covers the exciting features we've added to the 5.1…