Tenable Information Security Training Organization Subscription Programs

Education

Tenable Network Security® understands that there are those in the Nessus® community serving broad information security educational objectives, and we want to make certain that qualified information security teaching/training organizations have access to the latest Nessus plugins free-of-charge. To this end, Tenable will provide Nessus Home and/or Nessus subscriptions to information security teaching/training organizations at no cost for those that qualify (for training purposes only).

Training: Nessus and Network Scanning Curriculums

If your information security teaching/training organization uses Nessus in your curriculum to teach students how to scan for network vulnerabilities, the Tenable license allows you to use Nessus Home for your training purposes as can be found in the Nessus Home and Nessus Subscription Agreement.

Program Rights, Requirements, and Limitations:

  • You are permitted to copy/build images and redistribute the Tenable Nessus vulnerability scanner and Tenable Nessus Home Plugins to students in and for the classroom setting only. Upon completion of the class, the ability to use the Plugins provided by Nessus Home is terminated, and students must register for either Nessus Home or Nessus according to their intended use as is governed by the Subscription Agreement.
  • Information security organizations and students are not permitted to use Nessus Home in a commercial fashion to secure their organization's or third-party networks. Nessus Home is only to be used for demonstration and teaching purposes in a structured class environment.
  • If you qualify for the right to use Nessus Home or Nessus for your teaching/training organization, you are required to review the license agreement in its entirety.
  • If you qualify for the right to use Nessus Home or Nessus for your teaching/training organization, you will be granted permission to use the Nessus logo in your marketing of the class(es). If you choose to use the Nessus logo, it must always be accompanied by the following: "Nessus is a Registered Trademark of Tenable Network Security, Inc."
  • Tenable reserves the right to revoke a free subscription or terminate a subscription at its sole discretion at any time.

Training: Nessus and Compliance, Configuration, and SCADA Curriculums

If your information security teaching/training organization uses Nessus in your curriculum to teach students how to do agentless audits for compliance, configuration, or SCADA, Tenable will provide access to a free Nessus subscription for those that qualify.

To register your information security training organization with Tenable Network Security to qualify for the use of Nessus subscriptions in your class(es), complete a web form and provide the information outlined below by fax (410-510-1889) or via email.

  1. Public documentation for the existence of the training
  2. A copy the curriculum substantiating the existence of Tenable's Nessus as part of the class.

Nessus subscriptions are limited to one subscription (of a duration not to exceed one year, to be determined by Tenable Network Security upon your acceptance into this program) per information security organization class.

Program Rights, Requirements, and Limitations:

  • You are permitted to copy/build images and redistribute the Tenable Nessus vulnerability scanner and Nessus Home Plugins to students only in the classroom setting, but you are not allowed to distribute or redistribute the Nessus Plugins. Upon completion of the class, the ability to use the Plugins provided in the class is terminated, and students must register for either for Nessus Home or Nessus according to their intended use as is governed by the Subscription Agreement.
  • Each information security training organization may register for only one, one-year Nessus per class for instructor demonstration and teaching only.
  • Information security organizations are not permitted to use Nessus in a commercial fashion to secure their organization's network or third-party networks. It is only to be used for demonstration and teaching purposes in class.
  • If you qualify for the right to use a Nessus Home or Nessus subscription for your teaching/training organization, you are required to review the license agreement in its entirety.
  • You will have the right and may use the Nessus logo in your marketing of the class(es). If you choose to use the Nessus logo, it must always be accompanied by the following: "Nessus is a Registered Trademark of Tenable Network Security, Inc."
  • Appropriate subscription length will be determined by Tenable Network Security upon your acceptance into this program.
  • Tenable reserves the right to revoke a free subscription or terminate a subscription at its sole discretion at any time.

Request Nessus for Your Training Organization

To see if you qualify to use Nessus in your classroom, complete the web form and provide the information outlined at left.

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