Course Outline

Introduction to OpenVAS

Installing and Configuring OpenVAS

Overview of OpenVAS Features and Architecture

OpenVAS Administration

Using the OpenVAS Command Line Interface

Working with Network Vulnerability Tests (NVTs) on OpenVAS

Implementing Your First Quick Scan with OpenVAS

Configuring and Implementing Advanced Scans on OpenVAS

Using and Configuring Alerts

Interpreting OpenVAS Scan Results

  • Reading and Understanding Scan Results
  • Interpreting a Threat Detection
  • Sharing and Distributing OpenVAS Reports


Summary and Conclusion


  • Basic experience or familiarity with network vulnerability scanning
 14 Hours