September 24, 2012
Strategic Partnership focuses on streamlining secure audit and remediation capabilities within the Intelligence Community
Tenable Network Security, Inc., the leader in Unified Security Monitoring (USM), announced today it has entered into a strategic partnership with In-Q-Tel (IQT), the independent strategic investment firm that identifies innovative technology products to support the missions of the U.S. Intelligence Community. The agreement will enable Tenable to develop robust information security solutions that will assist the U.S. Intelligence Community in continuously staying ahead of emerging cyber threats.
"Tenable is a proven leader and innovator in the information security industry and the company’s technology capabilities are well aligned with needs we see in both the government and commercial markets," said Peter Kuper, Partner on IQT’s Investments team. “Our partnership with Tenable will provide our Intelligence Community customers with a unique opportunity to utilize and build upon Tenable’s innovative vulnerability management technology.”
With over 1 million users and 15,000 organizations, Tenable Network Security’s Nessus® and SecurityCenter™ solutions are seen as the industry standard by IT security, compliance, and risk managers worldwide. The company's technology is the cornerstone for information security in many of the world's largest healthcare, financial, retail, and educational organizations and is currently being deployed across the entire Department of Defense and select federal intelligence agencies. Tenable's USM platform incorporates the world's most accurate vulnerability sensors — the award-winning Nessus vulnerability scanner and the Passive Vulnerability Scanner — with the industry's largest database of vulnerabilities, threats, and compliance data, delivering real-time network vulnerability intelligence and threat correlation.
"The U.S. Intelligence Community houses some of the most sensitive, mission critical information in the world,” said Ron Gula, CEO of Tenable Network Security. "We are proud of our partnership with IQT and look forward to opportunities to provide the U.S. Intelligence Community with the tools to continuously monitor security threats, vulnerabilities, and compliance regulations in real-time, around the clock.”
In-Q-Tel is the not-for-profit, strategic investment firm that works to identify, adapt, and deliver innovative technology solutions to support the missions of the U.S. Intelligence Community. Launched in 1999 as a private, independent organization, IQT’s mission is to identify and partner with companies developing cutting-edge technologies that serve the national security interests of the United States. For more information, visit www.iqt.org.
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.