October 5, 2010
Tenable’s Nessus®, in conjunction with Tenable SecurityCenter and Passive Vulnerability Scanner, takes Bronze for Best Vulnerability Management Product for 2010
Tenable Network Security, Inc., the leader in Unified Security Monitoring and creator of the popular and award-winning Nessus® vulnerability scanner, announces that Tenable’s enterprise class security and compliance management software in conjunction with Tenable’s Nessus vulnerability scanner won bronze in Information Security™ magazine and SearchSecurity.com 2010 Readers’ Choice Awards.
Almost 1,500 voters participated in the Information Security magazine and SearchSecurity.com 2010 Readers’ Choice Awards, rating products and services in 14 different categories. “Winners were based on the cumulative weighted responses for each product category criteria. Editors arrived at a product’s overall score by calculating the average score it received for each criterion, applying the weighted percentage and adding the adjusted scores.”
As noted on SearchSecurity.com, “Readers gave the product [Nessus] high marks for effectively and accurately identifying vulnerabilities in a timely matter, and for ease of installation, configuration and administration. Survey participants also said they feel they’re getting their money’s worth with Nessus.”
“We are very pleased to be recognized by the readers of Information Security Magazine (SearchSecurity.com) as the best vulnerability management software product on the market” said Ron Gula, CEO of Tenable. “We are proud that the readers identified and praised our product’s accuracy. We have invested and continue to invest significantly in research and development as evidenced by our product set’s ability to identify vulnerabilities in a wide variety of methods: active, passive, credentialed, non-credentialed and through log analysis.”
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