Due to the large number of TCP connections generated during a scan, some anti-virus software packages may classify Tenable Nessus as a worm or a form of malware. Antivirus software may increase your scan processing times.
If your anti-virus software warns you, select Allow to let Tenable Nessus continue scanning.
If your anti-virus package gives you the option to add processes to an exception list, add
For more information about allowlisting Tenable Nessus folders, files, and processes in security products, see File and Process Allowlist.