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Continuous PCI Compliance Monitoring from Tenable Network Security Provides Real-time Compliance Data on 75 Percent of PCI DSS Controls

September 20, 2016

Columbia, MD

Tenable strengthens payment card system security and enables faster threat response for retail operations, merchants and service providers

Tenable Network Security, Inc., a global leader transforming security technology for the business needs of tomorrow, announced today a new solution that continuously monitors Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance posture for improved visibility and enhanced security for retail operations, merchants and service providers.

“Organizations, from big retailers to credit card payment processors, are targeted daily by cybercriminals because of the large amount of sensitive data passing through their networks and point-of-sale systems,” said Dave Cole, chief product officer, Tenable Network Security. “Retailers can minimize the likelihood of a breach by integrating continuous PCI compliance monitoring into their overall security strategy, but too many organizations view PCI as a burden and treat compliance like a once-a-year project. The new Tenable Continuous PCI Compliance Monitoring solution eases that burden by transforming compliance from a once-a-year occurrence to a fundamental building block of a successful and continuous security program.”

Tenable delivers comprehensive security for retail organizations and service providers through continuous monitoring, centralized data intelligence and purpose-built PCI dashboards and Assurance Report Cards (ARCs) to help meet PCI requirements.

Through a combination of active vulnerability assessments, intelligent connectors, passive listening and host data logging, organizations gain increased visibility into all devices across enterprise-wide environments, including physical, virtual, mobile and cloud, to enhance compliance and more quickly identify threats. Additional automation and anomaly detection helps users track and manage the entire PCI security program from a central location.

“Simply demonstrating compliance doesn’t prevent breaches,” said Cole. “Tenable makes it easy for security teams to deploy a comprehensive security program to adhere to compliance requirements, but more importantly, to better protect customer data from breach and theft on an ongoing basis.”

To learn how organizations can monitor their PCI compliance posture with Tenable, check out the Continuous PCI Compliance Monitoring solution story and download the How to Enable Continuous PCI DSS Compliance Monitoring white paper.

About Tenable

Tenable®, Inc. is the Cyber Exposure company. Over 24,000 organizations around the globe rely on Tenable to understand and reduce cyber risk. As the creator of Nessus®, Tenable extended its expertise in vulnerabilities to deliver Tenable.io®, the world’s first platform to see and secure any digital asset on any computing platform. Tenable customers include 53 percent of the Fortune 500, 29 percent of the Global 2000 and large government agencies. Learn more at tenable.com.

Contact Information:

Cayla Baker
[email protected]
(443) 539-6476

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