August 16, 2016
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.
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 more than 50 percent of the Fortune 500, more than 20 percent of the Global 2000 and large government agencies. Learn more at tenable.com.