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What can you find with the Passive Vulnerability Scanner™ (PVS™)? Assets, vulnerabilities, "hidden" web apps, traffic between assets/apps, ...and treadmills?
We’re looking for unexpected discoveries found with PVS. Use your current subscription of PVS or a free PVS evaluation. Describe your interesting discovery or creative use of PVS, and you may win a Parrot AR.Drone!
20 runners-ups will win a DCSW-1005 Ethernet TAP
Traditional solutions don’t discover and detail all the unusual hazards that put your network at risk. Tenable’s PVS continuously scans your network, revealing the unseen hazards.
Enter by midnight (EDT) October 31, 2014.
U.S. residents 18 years or older with a valid email may enter.
Scan responsibly – don’t violate any laws, rules, or regulations using PVS. By submitting an entry, you give Tenable permission to use your submission for advertising, promotion, and publicity purposes.
THESE OFFICIAL RULES CONSTITUTE A CONTRACT BETWEEN YOU AND TENABLE, SO PLEASE BE SURE TO READ THEM CAREFULLY. EACH WINNER WILL BE REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PRIZE FULFILLMENT PROCESS AND SIGN DOCUMENTATION, AS REQUIRED BY TENABLE. WINNERS MAY BE MENTIONED BY NAME ON THE TENABLE WEBSITE AND/OR OTHER MEDIA.
OVERVIEW. The Tenable PVS Most Interesting Finds Contest (the "Contest") is sponsored by Tenable Network Security, Inc. ("Tenable") and begins at 12:01:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time on April 1, 2014 and ends at 11:59:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on October 31, 2014 (the "Contest Period"). The Contest consists of a competition where entrants will provide descriptions of the most interesting finds made using Tenable’s Passive Vulnerability Scanner product. Entries must be submitted during the Contest Period to Tenable in strict accordance with Tenable’s instructions and these Official Rules. Limit one entry per person. Tenable may review entries as they are submitted in order to maximize the quality of the review process. Tenable’s decisions will be final in all matters relating to this Contest, including interpretation of these Official Rules and awarding of the prizes. Those who do not abide by these Official Rules or Tenable’s instructions or the prize fulfillment requirements may be disqualified at Tenable’s sole discretion. Entries or participation will not be acknowledged or returned. Tenable may keep all entrant information after completion of the Contest for business management and record keeping purposes.
MARKETING USAGE. By entering the Contest (except where prohibited by law), you grant Tenable the irrevocable, sublicensable, free of charge, absolute right and permission to use, publish, post or display your name, your submitted findings, generic job title, generic employer category (e.g., International telecommunications company), and generic biography related to security and PVS (as submitted on your entry form) for advertising, trade, promotional and publicity purposes without further obligation or compensation of any kind, anywhere, in any medium now known or hereafter discovered or devised (including, without limitation, on the Internet), world-wide. If you provide permission, Tenable will also have the foregoing rights to use your specific employer and your specific job title. Tenable will use this information in webcasts discussing the results, in video produced demonstrating what PVS can discover, on Tenable’s website, through Tenable’s email campaign, through social media outlets (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.), or through other media.
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS. Your submission must meet all of the following requirements:
To be eligible for the Contest, your submission must be received by Tenable servers no later than 11:59:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on October 31, 2014; submissions received after the deadline will not be accepted or entered into the Contest. Tenable is not responsible or liable for lost, late, misdirected or incomplete entries, or for any human, technical, electronic and/or computer malfunction, error or failure. Tenable reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entry that contains content deemed by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, to be inappropriate. Submissions must be made by the form accessible via Tenable’s Contest microsite. One submission per person. The submission must include an accurate description of your use of PVS to find an item. Retain the .nessus file of your described PVS results for validation prior to prize awarding. Validation will be required.
ELIGIBILITY. The Contest is open to United States citizens eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry with a valid email address who complies with the foregoing rules, excluding (i) Tenable employees, and (ii) those individuals who may not access the software legally.
WINNER SELECTION & NOTIFICATION. The judging criteria for your submission will be as selected by Tenable in its sole discretion. Tenable has yet to assemble a judge yet, but will inform the community of the identity of the judge once selection has been made. The judging criteria will be an equal weighting between unusual or original items discovered and innovation in the usage of PVS. There is a limit of one prize per person. Winners will be notified by email, to the email address given in the submission, after the conclusion of the Contest on or about November 15. Each winner may be required to complete, sign, and return to the address specified by Tenable, without alteration and in the form presented by Tenable, an affidavit of eligibility, declaration and/or liability/publicity release (unless prohibited by law) and tax forms (if applicable) within fourteen (14) days of the notice date. In the event of noncompliance with these requirements, the prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. Tenable reserves the right to modify the notification procedures in connection with the selection of any alternate potential winner, if any. Winners’ names will be posted to the Tenable website.
Odds of winning will depend on the number and quality of entries.
PRIZES. The following prizes, subject to verification, will be awarded:
a) There will be one first prize winner. The first prize winner will receive a Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 Elite Edition Quadricopter. Approximate Retail Value = USD $350.
b) There will be twenty runner ups. Each runner up will receive a DualComm DCSW-1005 Ethernet TAP. Approximate Retail Value per unit = USD $100. Total approximate retail prize value = USD $ 2350.
All prize details not specified in these Official Rules will be determined in Tenable's sole discretion. If legitimately claimed, the prizes will be awarded. All taxes, social security payments or other fees (including those applicable in your jurisdiction of primary residence) and other expenses not specified in these Official Rules as being provided as part of the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. Tenable will not replace any lost, mutilated or stolen prize or any prize that is undeliverable or does not reach the winner because of an incorrect or changed address or other contact information. No transfers, prize substitutions or cash redemptions will be made. Tenable reserves the right to substitute the stated prize or portion thereof with another prize or portion thereof of equal or greater value (such as a gift card) for any reason, including, without limitation, prize unavailability.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. NOTHING IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES LIMITS, EXCLUDES OR MODIFIES OR PURPORTS TO LIMIT, EXCLUDE OR MODIFY ANY STATUTORY CONSUMER GUARANTEES OR ANY IMPLIED CONDITION OR WARRANTY, THE EXCLUSION OF WHICH FROM THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS WOULD CONTRAVENE ANY STATUTE OR CAUSE ANY PART OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES TO BE VOID ("NON-EXCLUDABLE GUARANTEES"). SUBJECT TO THE LIMITATIONS IN THE PRECEDING SENTENCE, TENABLE EXCLUDES FROM THESE OFFICIAL RULES ALL CONDITIONS, WARRANTIES AND TERMS IMPLIED BY STATUTE, GENERAL LAW OR CUSTOM EXCEPT FOR LIABILITY IN RELATION TO A NON-EXCLUDABLE GUARANTEE. YOU AGREE THAT THE PRIZE IS PROVIDED AS-IS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR GUARANTEE, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, WHETHER NOW KNOWN OR HEREINAFTER ENACTED, RELATIVE TO THE USE OR ENJOYMENT OF THE PRIZE, BEYOND ANY NON-EXCLUDABLE GUARANTEES.
GENERAL RULES. All federal, state and local laws apply. As a condition of entry, and by participating in and entering the Contest, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Tenable, which shall be final and binding in all respects, and to release, discharge and hold harmless Tenable, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, agencies, agents and representatives from any and all claims, charges, injuries, liability, losses and/or damages of any kind caused by, resulting from or arising out of your participation in the Contest and/or your acceptance, use, misuse, loss or misdirection of a prize. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification from this Contest. Tenable’s failure to or decision not to enforce any provision in these Official Rules will not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision. In the event there is an alleged or actual ambiguity, discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials and/or these Official Rules (including any alleged discrepancy or inconsistency in these Official Rules), it will be resolved in Tenable’s sole discretion. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules will otherwise remain in effect and will be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. If the Contest is not capable of running as planned for any reason, Tenable reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Contest and award the prizes based on entries received prior to cancellation, modification, or suspension or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Tenable.
DISPUTES/GOVERNING LAW. Except where prohibited, as a condition of participating in this Contest, you agree that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the participant and Tenable, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or the prize awarded, or the determination of the winner must be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will you be permitted or entitled to obtain awards for punitive, indirect, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (if any), not to exceed twenty dollars (USD$20). This Contest and any dispute arising under or related thereto (whether for breach of contract, tortious conduct or otherwise) will be governed by the internal laws of the State of Maryland, without giving effect to its conflicts of law or choice of law principles. Any legal actions, suits or proceedings related to this Contest (whether for breach of contract, tortious conduct or otherwise) will be brought exclusively in the state or federal courts located in the State of Maryland, and each participant accepts and submits to the personal jurisdiction of those courts with respect to any legal actions, suits or proceedings arising out of or related to this Contest.
THE SPONSOR OF THIS CONTEST IS: Tenable Network Security, Inc., 7021 Columbia Gateway Dr., Suite 500, Columbia, MD 21046. In case of complaints or disputes send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line “Contest: Most Interesting Find”.