Passive Vulnerability Scanner

The Global Standard for Passive Vulnerability Scanning

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Tenable’s Passive Vulnerability Scanner™ (PVS™) is the industry’s only continuous vulnerability monitor that identifies server- and client-side vulnerabilities in new or transient assets.

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Discovers Everything

Provides deep packet inspection to continuously discover and track users, applications, cloud infrastructure, trust relationships and vulnerabilities.

Critical Capabilities


Uncovers Assets Difficult to Detect

Detects unauthorized devices such as BYOD and virtual


Finds Inappropriate Activity and Misuse

Documents associations putting you at risk


Scans Sensitive Systems Safely

Scans sensitive systems safely without credentials


Identifies Data Flows for Compliance

Details otherwise undocumented data flow necessary for compliance

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Monitors Everywhere

Automatically discovers users, infrastructure and vulnerabilities across more technologies than any other vendor, including operating systems, network devices, hypervisors, databases, tablets, phones, web servers, cloud applications, and critical infrastructure.

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Integrates with Other Tenable Products

So powerful, PVS is already built into SecurityCenter Continuous View™, can be integrated with other Tenable™ products, and is also available as a separate software subscription.

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