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Black Hat Europe 2014

Black Hat Europe 2014, a premiere conference on information security, convened in Amsterdam this October. The Tenable EMEA team was there in full force, meeting customers and conversing with other security specialists.

Bashing Big Data

Big data is everywhere. So is Bash, a command line interface found on most Linux and Unix machines. New Bash bugs are still being uncovered, with new patches coming out regularly. But hackers in the wild continue to look for and find ways to exploit Bash weaknesses.

Threat and Vulnerability Management: The Podcast

In this October 13, 2014 podcast with Down the Security Rabbithole, Tenable CEO Ron Gula is interviewed by cohosts Rafal Los, James Jardine and Michael Santarcangelo on the subject of Threat and Vulnerability Management.

Hunting For Shellshock Using Nessus

The best way to test for the Shellshock vulnerability is to do a credentialed local check against the Unix/Linux distribution. Nessus contains a number of plugins that make sure the operating system is patched.


It has been less than a week since news of the Shellshock vulnerability emerged, and the dust hasn’t settled yet.