SecurityCenter 4.2 and Community Dashboard Site Released

by Ron Gula on May 30, 2011

Tenable Network Security is proud to announce the immediate availability of SecurityCenter 4.2. SecurityCenter is used to centralize and report on system and event data such as vulnerabilities, logs, NetFlow, configurations and more.

Announcing Nessus On Demand Training

by Paul Asadoorian on March 31, 2011

Tenable is pleased to announce the availability of the Nessus On Demand training. Below is a short "FAQ": What is On Demand training and how does it work? - The On Demand training represents training content, slides and audio that you can take anytime you like. Marcus Ranum (and the Tenable training team) has narrated nearly 20 hours of training material and lab exercises. This also includes full access to the online labs associated with the Nessus course. What products are currently being offered via On Demand? - Currently the " Nessus Vulnerability & Compliance Auditing " course is available On Demand and covers all aspects of using Nessus, including network vulnerability scans, authenticated patch auditing, configuration auditing and introducing the Nessus API and NASL scripting.

Introducing the Nessus Perimeter Service : redefining the cost of online scanning

by Ron Gula on December 7, 2010

Have you ever wanted to run an external Nessus vulnerability audit of your DMZ but didn’t have access to a Nessus scanner located on the outside of your network? Tenable Network Security now offers the Nessus Perimeter Service, offering unrestricted and unlimited vulnerability scans through annual and thirty day subscriptions. Scan any number of Internet facing sites you are authorized to scan from your desktop computer, mobile laptop, iPhone, customer network or wherever is convenient, as often as you want, all for a flat fee. And best of all – if you are a Nessus user, you already know how...

Deloitte Names Tenable as one of America’s Fastest Growing Companies - Again!

by Paul Asadoorian on October 21, 2010

Tenable Network Security was ranked 251st on the Deloitte 2010 Technology Fast 500™ program (15th in Greater Washington DC area). This program ranks the fastest growing companies in technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology in North America. Rankings are based on the percentage of fiscal year revenue growth during the past five years. Tenable’s revenue grew 363% during this period. This is the second year in a row that Tenable Network Security has been named on this list!

New Tenable eCommerce Site Supporting Nessus ProfessionalFeed Renewals

by Ron Gula on October 4, 2010

I'm excited to announce Tenable's new eCommerce site. This site supports: Nessus ProfessionalFeed purchases of 1, 2 and 3 years Renewals of ProfessionalFeed subscriptions of 1, 2 or 3 years Initiating the renewal process directly from the Tenable Support Portal The renewal link is available for ProfessionalFeeds within 90 days of expiration and up to a year afterwards.

SecurityCenter 4 Released - Taking Unified Security Monitoring to a higher level

by Ron Gula on April 26, 2010

Tenable Network Security is very pleased to announce the release of SecurityCenter 4. This major new release of our security management tool provides much greater efficiency in managing security, compliance and situational awareness for enterprise network monitoring. The process and data from vulnerability scanning, log analysis, event management, configuration auditing and much more can be managed, fused and analyzed from one central console. This is the core principal of Tenable’s Unified Security Monitoring strategy. Tenable's web site has been updated with much more detailed information...

Exciting Technical Career Opportunities At Tenable

by Paul Asadoorian on April 7, 2010

Tenable Network Security is currently seeking talented individuals to fill several roles within the company. Tenable Network Security is a privately held company founded in 2002 by security product innovators Ron Gula, Renaud Deraison and Jack Huffard. Together with Tenable CSO Marcus Ranum, they have developed a Unified Security Monitoring approach based on the award-winning Nessus scanner engine leveraged with several other enterprise vulnerability and log management products such as SecurityCenter, the Log Correlation Engine (LCE) and the Passive Vulnerability Scanner (PVS). In 2009, Tenable was named one of Deloitte’s 500 fastest growing technology companies . This blog provides a brief description of four technical positions that are open here at Tenable: Vulnerability Research Engineer This position is ideal for those who like to research and test software vulnerabilities. The results of your research will present themselves as Nessus and PVS plugins, which are small scripts that are able to detect vulnerabilities. In this role, you will accurately test for vulnerabilities by manually configuring vulnerable targets in a virtual environment, analyzing the system or application to reliably understand how the vulnerability is exploited and then developing a method to test for the vulnerability with credentialed or uncredentialed access. We are looking for people with strong programming skills (knowledge of a scripting language, regular expressions, functions and source code analysis), familiarity with system configurations in operating systems, applications or network devices and in-depth knowledge of TCP/IP protocols, Linux/Unix internals and Windows internals.

Tenable Job Opportunities

by Ron Gula on December 1, 2008

Tenable Network Security is seeking to fill a variety of technical and sales positions. These positions primarily reside in our Columbia, Maryland office. If you or someone you know would be a good fit for any of the positions I've outlined below, please have them contact us by emailing jobs@tenablesecurity.com . Customer Support Engineer Job Description: Help Tenable's customers install, configure and troubleshoot our scanning, configuration auditing, log analysis and network monitoring solutions. Requirements: The right candidate should have some help-desk experience, very good knowledge of...

Tenable Training Program Updates

by Matt Franz on September 26, 2008

If you follow the blog, you can see there is a lot going on at Tenable right now, and the training program is no exception. As Brian mentioned in a previous blog entry , our instructor-led classes on Nessus and Tenable Unified Security Monitoring solutions have recently been updated to cover the latest features included in NessusClient 3.2.1 and Security Center 3.4.2 releases. Based on increasing demand for training during the past quarter, we have refined our course sequence to better meet the needs of enterprise customers that use Security Center , the Passive Vulnerability Scanner , and...

Tenable Training, First Hand

by Brian Martin on August 5, 2008

As a new Tenable employee, one of my first opportunities was to sit in on recently updated Nessus training classes taught by Tenable’s Training Lead, Matt Franz. Joining me in putting Matt on the hot seat was Tenable CSO Marcus Ranum. As a consultant, I have been using Nessus for almost ten years to assist in assessing clients’ networks, but had never attended formal training on the software. I sat in on the first day of class to better understand how to leverage Nessus to perform credentialed scans to audit a system against configuration standards such as CIS or PCI. Other students attended...