Patch Auditing

Take Patch Auditing to a New Level

For the first time, a single solution integrates patch scanning with patch management system information.

Available both to Nessus® and SecurityCenter™ customers, this new capability eliminates the time-consuming manual comparisons needed to resolve discrepancies and fill information gaps between network security and IT operations teams on the patch status of IT assets.

SecurityCenter extends patch analyses to cover unmanaged mobile devices. It gleans patch insight from network traffic and analyzes historical information to identify deteriorating trends, including ineffective or inefficient patch processes covering critical assets.

Comprehensive Coverage

Using Tenable, you have access to the industry's most comprehensive list of patch audit checks, including operating systems, applications, databases, virtual infrastructure, and network equipment.

Patch Management Integration

Integration with the leading patch management solutions brings together security, compliance, and operations information. This helps you ensure that you can meet compliance goals within the ever-shrinking patch window.  Supported patch managers include:

  • Microsoft
  • IBM
  • VMware
  • Red Hat
  • Dell KACE

Patch Auditing with Nessus

Nessus provides the largest library of checks for operating systems, applications, databases, networks, and virtual infrastructure.

Automate the time-consuming comparison that security and operations teams typically go through to verify patch status, through Nessus' unique integration with patch management systems including:

  • IBM® Tivoli® Endpoint Manager (TEM) for Patch Management
  • Microsoft® System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
  • Microsoft® Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
  • Red Hat® Network Satellite Server
  • VMware® Go
  • Dell KACE

Pre-built reports and the Patch Management Windows Auditing Conflicts report streamline communications with asset owners and auditors, as well as operations groups, to make sure that patch management systems are getting the job done within available patch windows.

    Patch Management with SecurityCenter

    With a shrinking patch window, you need to make sure that patch audits execute as quickly and accurately as possible. Tenable SecurityCenter delivers real-time monitoring of the patch and compliance status of IT assets. Tenable's vulnerability, threat and compliance management platform, managed by SecurityCenter, integrates Nessus scans, real-time monitoring of Tenable's unique Passive Vulnerability Scanner (PVS) and the Tenable Log Correlation Engine (LCE). It identifies:

    • Deteriorating trends
    • Problematic assets
    • Process failures

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