Tenable in the News

Face-off: Who should be in charge of cybersecurity?

by Paul Asadoorian
June 1, 2009

In a recent video interview Bruce Schneier, CTO of BT Global Services, and our very own Marcus Ranum, CSO here at Tenable Network Security discussed the new cybersecurity czar position and how it may, or may not, help to improve the overall state of information security.

Cloud Computing Security

by Ron Gula
January 12, 2009

I was recently asked by Carpathia Hosting to contribute to an eBook being written by their CTO, Jon Greaves. The book is titled 'The Datacenter of the Future'. 

The initial chapter describes the evolution of security and privacy as we've progressed from issues such as the Morris worm of 1988 to today's "it's in the cloud" attitude. There are some very good insights in the chapter which explain how the past evolution of technology will influence the types of offerings ISPs and hosting companies will provide in the next decade.

Risky Business #66 -- Interview with Marcus Ranum

by Ron Gula
June 18, 2008

Episode #66 of IT Radio's Risky Business is now online. This installment features a discussion of smart phone security, wireless complacency issues, forensics for mobile devices and a discussion of this week's information security news stories. Tenable's Chief Security Officer, Marcus Ranum, is also interviewed regarding the effectiveness (or lack thereof) of penetration testing. including some of the negative impact it can have on employee morale.

A big red 'X'

by Ron Gula
November 13, 2007

I was recently forwarded a link to a BBC video which demonstrates how a user on a wireless network can attack another user and break into their system.

Tenable products Officially in Common Criteria Evaluation

by Ron Gula
April 4, 2007

On March 21st, Tenable announced that our products were officially under NIAP Common Criteria evaluation.  Tenable is scheduled to complete the certification this year. This was good news to our United States DOD customers, but we also received a wide variety of feedback and comments which is the focus of this blog.

Common Criteria in the DOD