Nessus Perimeter Service Wins Global Excellence Award for PCI Compliance

by Jeffrey Man
March 7, 2014

Tenable Network Security was recognized at the 10th Annual Info Security Industry’s Global Excellence Awards dinner held last week in San Francisco. Nessus®/ Nessus Perimeter Service™ received a Global Excellence Award in the PCI Compliance Category. The Info Security Products Guide recognizes that over two-thirds of all PCI-Certified Approved Scanning Vendors (ASV) use Nessus, making Nessus the preferred vulnerability scanning solution for those companies that provide compliance validation services.

Critical Systems Security – Questions and Answers from SANS

by David Schreiber
February 26, 2014

The challenges of control systems security have been highlighted publically once again with the release of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework earlier this month. Further evidence of the need for improvements in how utilities and other critical infrastructure operators address cybersecurity was brought to light by ICS-CERT's Q4 2013 report on incident response activity.

What’s the Current State of IT Security in the Financial Services Sector? SANS Goes to the Source for the Answer...

by David Schreiber
February 24, 2014

When it comes to keeping up with advances in cybercrime, how is the financial services sector fairing? What impact are evolving regulations, industry standards, cloud services, BYOD, big data and escalating global cyber-threats having on the infosec practices and people tasked with keeping the sector secure?

To get some perspective on the current state of IT security among financial services firms, the SANS Institute completed a detailed industry-specific survey in early February 2014. Tenable co-sponsored the research project, which gathered results from over 400 respondents.

ThreatConnect: Indicator for Suspicious Behavior and Malware

by Paul Asadoorian
February 19, 2014

Information about threats comes from many different sources. Several third parties, such as ThreatConnect, offer such information which can be used as indicators for suspicious behavior and/or malware in your environment. ThreatConnect technology can be integrated with Tenable's SecurityCenter and Nessus products as follows: