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Tenable Network Security Achieves AWS Foundations Benchmark Certification

August 16, 2016

Columbia, MD

Tenable support for CIS benchmark allows organizations to audit their security configuration options in AWS cloud environments

Tenable Network Security, Inc., a global leader transforming security technology for the business needs of tomorrow, announced today it has received certification from the Center for Internet Security (CIS) for the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Foundations benchmark.

“Given the growing complexities of cloud, industry standards such as the CIS security benchmark provide organizations with an important baseline for cloud security,” said Renaud Deraison, co-founder and chief technology officer, Tenable Network Security. “As the first vendor to receive CIS certification for AWS, Tenable helps customers assess and improve their overall security posture while gaining the benefits of cloud.

The CIS benchmark for AWS provides prescriptive guidance for configuring security options for a basic set of foundational AWS services including identity and access management (IAM), logging, monitoring and networking. With Tenable CIS auditing and reporting features, customers are able to adhere to industry best practices and recommendations and gain critical visibility into their AWS deployment.

To learn how Tenable makes it easier for organizations to strengthen their security on-premises and in the cloud with comprehensive solutions, visit the Transforming Security from Defense in Depth to Comprehensive Security Assurance white paper. 

About Tenable

Tenable™, Inc. is the Cyber Exposure company. Over 23,000 organizations of all sizes around the globe rely on Tenable to manage and measure their modern attack surface to accurately understand and reduce cyber risk. As the creator of Nessus®, Tenable built its platform from the ground up to deeply understand assets, networks and vulnerabilities, extending this knowledge and expertise into Tenable.io™ to deliver the world’s first platform to provide live visibility into any asset on any computing platform. Tenable customers include more than 50 percent of the Fortune 500, large government agencies and mid-sized organizations across the private and public sectors. Learn more at tenable.com.

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