UMD and Tenable Announce New Cybersecurity Partnership

by Paul Asadoorian
February 7, 2011

Tenable is proud to announce a newly formed partnership with the Univeristy of Maryland's Cybersecurity Center. The partnership will focus on preparing the future security workforce and collaborating on cybersecurity challenges.

"COLLEGE PARK, MD AND COLUMBIA, MD – The University of Maryland (UMD) and Tenable Network Security, the leader in Unified Security Monitoring and creator of the awardwinning Nessus vulnerability scanner, have announced a new partnership to establish collaborative activities in the area of cybersecurity. The partnership will promote cybersecurity education, research and technology development through UMD's newly established Maryland Cybersecurity Center (MC2, or MC-squared). UMD and Tenable plan to leverage one another's resources, knowledge base, and unique perspectives to develop innovative solutions to cybersecurity challenges."

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Tenable has participated in several security challenges in the past, you can read more about our past experiences at these events here: