August 25, 2015
Industry leader in continuous network monitoring lends expertise in configuration and vulnerability analysis to defining all-new security competency for AWS Partner Network
Tenable Network Security®, Inc., the leader in continuous network monitoring, today announced it has joined the Amazon Web Service (AWS) Partner Network (APN) as launch partner for the new APN Security Competency. Tenable’s Nessus®, the global standard in detecting and assessing network data, is pre-authorized for vulnerability, compliance and threat assessments of AWS environments. Customers are able to leverage the power of Nessus—including the industry’s largest collection of network security checks and configuration and compliance audits— to ensure critical IT applications are hardened and secure.
With advanced vulnerability detection and analytics features, Tenable’s award-winning vulnerability management platform supports collaboration by managing multiple virtual instances of Nessus in the AWS cloud or on-premises, and centrally analyzing scan results. Because Nessus solutions are available in the AWS Marketplace as pre-built virtual appliances, customers are able to deploy Nessus quickly and easily.
“Nessus is the most widely deployed vulnerability management solution in the world,” said Ron Gula, CEO, Tenable Network Security. “With Nessus available on the AWS Marketplace, AWS customers are able to deploy a more seamless configuration and vulnerability management solution across both cloud and on-premises environments.”
The APN Competency Program is designed to provide AWS customers with industry-leading APN Partners who have demonstrated technical expertise and innovation in specialized solution areas including infrastructure security, policy management, identity management, security monitoring, vulnerability management and data protection.
For more information about using Nessus solutions to reduce the attack surface of your AWS deployments, please visit the AWS Marketplace.
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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