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Tenable Network Security Wins SANS Best of 2015 Award for Vulnerability Assessment

March 22, 2016

Columbia, MD

Industry professionals recognize Nessus as leading vulnerability assessment tool enabling customers to overcome complex IT challenges and meet critical business needs

Tenable Network Security®, Inc., a global leader transforming security technology for the business needs of tomorrow, announced today that Nessus® has won the SANS Best of 2015 Award in the vulnerability assessment category.

“With more than one million users across over 150 countries, organizations have relied on Nessus for years to detect network vulnerabilities and maintain the integrity of business-critical networks,” said Ron Gula, CEO, Tenable Network Security. “Tenable is dedicated to delivering the industry’s most powerful and reliable security technology and this recognition by the SANS community is a testament to those efforts.”

In addition to the SANS Best of 2015 Award, Nessus has been recognized by Security magazine as a “Top 20 Security Product of the Last 20 years.” Tenable has earned numerous product excellence awards over the last year, including recognitions from SC Magazine, Network World Asia and Frost & Sullivan. The company was also named one of the fastest growing technology companies for the seventh consecutive year by the Deloitte Fast 500 program.

"Threats and business demands continued to evolve and make security even tougher in 2015,"  said John Pescatore, director of emerging trends, SANS Institute. "Successful security managers have been able to meet those challenges by evolving their processes and focusing on the security controls that provide real mitigations against real world threats. The SANS Best of Awards represent the insight of the SANS community into the solutions they have used to balance reducing risk while meeting business demands for mobile, cloud and agile technology use."

Hosted by The SANS Institute, the SANS Best of Awards program celebrates security products that make a difference. Each year SANS surveys the SANS community for nominations for the "Best of the Year" awards for products and services that have successfully boosted the overall effectiveness and efficiency of cybersecurity programs. In 2015 the products were voted on by security operations professionals and security managers from around the world who are actual users of the products.

For more information on how organizations can keep their networks secure with Nessus, the industry’s most widely-deployed, comprehensive and scalable vulnerability management solution, visit the Nessus product page.

About Tenable

Tenable™, Inc. is the Cyber Exposure company. Over 24,000 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 over 50 percent of the Fortune 500, large government agencies and organizations across the private and public sectors. Learn more at tenable.com.

Contact Information:

Cayla Baker
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(443) 539-6476