Improving and Adapting Cybersecurity – A Black@Tenable Conversation with Harry Wingo

At Tenable, we like to say, “What we do matters.” This commitment doesn’t only apply to our cybersecurity solutions, but also our culture. We care about what we do, each other and the communities we serve. Last year, I cofounded Tenable’s first-ever Diversity and Inclusion Council, which brings together company leaders who believe in creating an environment that: Helps all employees feel welcome … [Read more...]

Vulnerability Management: A Fundamental First Step to Improve Cyber Hygiene and Reduce Cyber Risk

Vulnerability management tools should be behind every platform operating on the modern attack surface. Here’s why. Vulnerability management (VM) is no longer a niche program; it is an essential enterprise solution. Why? Because it’s a fundamental first step in improving cyber hygiene and reducing cyber risk. The recent hacks and ransomware attacks that have held organizations and governments … [Read more...]

IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act: An Important Step Forward

At Tenable, we look forward to working with our partners on Capitol Hill to move the IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act forward and strengthen the security of federal networks.   Billions of devices connect the world we live in and track our daily activities and patterns. From the smartwatch on your wrist to your front door security camera, your personal data and everyday movements enable our … [Read more...]

Why Diversity in Cybersecurity is the Key to Our Collective Success

Tenable’s first-ever Diversity and Inclusion Council brings together company leaders who are committed to creating an environment of inclusiveness and empowerment.   The House Homeland Security Committee’s Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection and Innovation held a hearing on May 21 highlighting the importance of growing and diversifying the cybersecurity talent pipeline. At … [Read more...]

Leading Cybersecurity Officials Keynote GovEdge 2019

Vulnerability management was the centerpiece of Tenable’s public sector user conference, where cybersecurity and government leaders came together to explore ways to close their Cyber Exposure gap. Last week, I was pleased to kick off GovEdge 2019, Tenable’s  public sector user conference, June 4-5 at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C. The event brought together cybersecurity and … [Read more...]

Tenable Bolsters Government Affairs Team with New Hire

Jamie Brown joins Tenable as Director of Global Government Affairs. In this newly created role, Jamie will work with government officials worldwide to promote effective cybersecurity policies, which enhance security while enabling continued digital transformation and innovation. Just last year, the Council of Economic Advisers reported that “malicious cyber activity cost the U.S. economy between … [Read more...]

An Infrastructure Plan in the 21st Century Needs to Address Cybersecurity

U.S. President Trump is expected to discuss his long-awaited infrastructure plan in tonight’s State of the Union address, but we should not expect full details for a few more weeks. The focus on upgrading our roads, bridges, tunnels and other physical infrastructure is welcome. But we need to do more than address these weak brick-and-mortar foundations. A real 21st century infrastructure plan … [Read more...]