Tenable Inks Deal With In-Q-Tel

by Dale Gardner
September 24, 2012

Tenable Network Security announced today it has established a strategic partnership and technology development agreement with In-Q-Tel. In-Q-Tel is the not-for-profit, strategic investment firm that works to identify, adapt, and deliver innovative technology solutions to support the missions of the U.S. Intelligence Community. Under the terms of the agreement, Tenable will develop secure audit and remediation capabilities that will assist intelligence agencies in continuously outpacing emerging cyber threats.

While the agreement focuses on the requirements of the intelligence community, commercial and educational organizations will benefit as well. The unique – and often demanding – requirements of the intelligence community will drive technology innovations that will advance the capabilities of Tenable’s commercial products.

In a prepared statement, Tenable CEO Ron Gula said, "The U.S. Intelligence Community houses some of the most sensitive, mission critical information in the world. We are proud of our partnership with IQT and look forward to opportunities to provide the U.S. Intelligence Community with the tools to continuously monitor security threats, vulnerabilities, and compliance regulations in real-time, around the clock.”

The agreement expands Tenable’s already significant presence within the defense and intelligence communities. Earlier this year, Tenable revealed it had been selected as the technology foundation for the Defense Information Systems Agency’s (DISA) Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS). As part of ACAS, Tenable products and technologies are the standard vulnerability management solution for the entire U.S. Department of Defense.