January 14, 2009
Tenable Network Security, the leader in unified security monitoring and creator of the popular and award-winning Nessus® vulnerability scanner, has been named a finalist in the 2009 SC Awards program for outstanding achievement in information technology (IT) security.
Tenable’s Nessus Vulnerability Scanner was named a finalist in the Excellence Award Best SME Security Solution category, which recognizes companies with superior security products that help customer tackle today’s pressing security challenges.
IT security companies nominate their solutions for consideration in the SC Awards program, and entries are judged by a panel of 18 leading chief security officers from major corporations and large public sector organizations.
“Security remains a top agenda item that enterprises need to address. Tenable Network Security is at the forefront of IT security and is among a select group that has been recognized as a finalist in our Excellence Awards competition,” said SC Magazine Editor-in-Chief Illena Armstrong.
The annual SC Awards have recognized security’s key contributors and outstanding products for more than a decade. As the industry’s preeminent awards program, individuals, brands and products shortlisted address not only the challenges prominent today, but also the emerging threat landscape of tomorrow.
“We are pleased that Nessus has been nominated for the third year in a row for an SC Magazine Excellence award. We’re proud that our innovative development efforts are continuing to see recognition from the security industry,” said Ron Gula, CEO of Tenable. “To be nominated for the third year in a row further also underscores how integral Nessus has become as an essential audit tool for both security and compliance within many organizations.”
Winners of this year’s SC Awards will be announced at a gala dinner and award ceremony to be held in San Francisco on April 21, 2009.
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