View Terrascan Violations

Note: You can only launch a Terrascan scan in Tenable Nessus Expert. If you do not have Tenable Nessus Expert, you need to run the Terrascan executable from the command line interface (CLI) to gather scan results.

Once you launch a Terrascan scan and the scan completes, you can view the detected security violations in Tenable Nessus Expert. Violations represent all the scan policies that were checked and did not pass during the scan.

Before you begin:

To view Terrascan scan violations:

  1. Under Resources in the left-side navigation pane, click Terrascan.

    The Scans page appears.

  2. Click the row of the scan you want to view.

    The scan details page appears, and the Violations tab opens by default.

The Violations page shows the number of detected violations next to the tab header, the scan details, and a list of the found violations in a table.

Note: The tab header shows the number of unique violations, and the Scan Details section shows the number of total violations.

Tenable Nessus Expert shows the following information for each violation:

Column Description
Severity The severity level of the violation: Low, Medium, or High.

The violation category:

  • Compliance Validation

  • Configuration and Vulnerability Analysis

  • Data Protection

  • Encryption and Key Management

  • Identity and Access Management

  • Infrastructure Security

  • Logging and Monitoring

  • Resilience

  • Security Best Practices

Description The violation description.
Count The number of times Terrascan detected the violation.