August 16, 2016
Tenable support for CIS benchmark allows organizations to audit their security configuration options in AWS cloud environments
Tenable Network Security, Inc., a global leader transforming security technology for the business needs of tomorrow, announced today it has received certification from the Center for Internet Security (CIS) for the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Foundations benchmark.
“Given the growing complexities of cloud, industry standards such as the CIS security benchmark provide organizations with an important baseline for cloud security,” said Renaud Deraison, co-founder and chief technology officer, Tenable Network Security. “As the first vendor to receive CIS certification for AWS, Tenable helps customers assess and improve their overall security posture while gaining the benefits of cloud.
The CIS benchmark for AWS provides prescriptive guidance for configuring security options for a basic set of foundational AWS services including identity and access management (IAM), logging, monitoring and networking. With Tenable CIS auditing and reporting features, customers are able to adhere to industry best practices and recommendations and gain critical visibility into their AWS deployment.
To learn how Tenable makes it easier for organizations to strengthen their security on-premises and in the cloud with comprehensive solutions, visit the Transforming Security from Defense in Depth to Comprehensive Security Assurance white paper.
About Tenable Network Security
Tenable Network Security transforms security technology for the business needs of tomorrow through comprehensive solutions that provide continuous visibility and critical context, enabling decisive actions to protect your organization. Tenable eliminates blind spots, prioritizes threats, and reduces exposure and loss. With more than one million users and more than 20,000 enterprise customers worldwide, organizations trust Tenable for proven security innovation. Tenable's customers range from Fortune Global 500 companies, to the U.S. Department of Defense, to mid-sized and small businesses in all sectors, including finance, government, healthcare, higher education, retail and energy. Transform security with Tenable, the creators of Nessus and leaders in continuous monitoring, by visiting tenable.com.
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