You are not logged in. (Log in)
Skip Navigation

The Tenable Certified Nessus User (TCNU) online examination is designed to evaluate your comprehension of the Nessus Fundamentals On Demand Course content. Passing requires a score of at least 70%, and consists of the following sections:

  1. Obtaining, Installing, and Activating Nessus
  2. Scanning, Credentialed Scanning, Policy Creation
  3. Reporting, Compliance, and Mobile Devices

The examination is comprised of 10 multiple choice questions from each of the three topic areas. The examination is proctored and has a 60 minute time limit. All 30 questions must be completed within a single proctored session. This exam is considered open book and open internet; which includes search engines and the Nessus client but does not include sharing questions or answers with any other person. You may perform research as needed to complete the exam within the allotted time. TCNU Certification is valid for two years.