WEF Report: Cyberattacks Rank Just Below Climate Change as an Existential Threat

The vast majority of respondents to the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Perception Survey expect cyberattacks against infrastructure and cybertheft of money/data to increase in 2020. Here’s why you should care. It’s no small irony that the publication of the Global Risks Report 2020 from the World Economic Forum (WEF) on January 15 happened to follow closely on the heels of one of the most … [Read more...]

Tenable Takes the Triple Crown in VM — No. 1 in Accuracy, Coverage and Zero-day Research

At Tenable, we’ve always seen our Research team as a key differentiator. Our deep investment in R&D makes all the difference in delivering the data customers need to do their jobs well and keep their organizations secure. Today’s third-party research report validates our rigorous commitment to customers and our resulting leadership in the market.  According to this new report, Tenable is … [Read more...]

WEF Report Offers Global Context for Understanding the Importance of Cyber Risk

The World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2019 ranks data fraud/theft and cyber attack as two of the top five global risks in terms of likelihood. The big question now is how will organizations respond? Reading the World Economic Forum’s annual Global Risks Report is not an exercise for the faint of heart. Now in its 14th edition, the report catalogs a litany of existential threats, such as … [Read more...]

Data Security is a Global Economic Imperative

It’s time for government and industry to define and follow a cybersecurity-first approach to protecting the precious data driving global commerce. Data makes the world go round. It’s the grease keeping the machinery of modern global commerce moving quickly and efficiently. Without it, global supply chains would grind to a halt, stock markets would cease trading, and the simplest of consumer … [Read more...]

How to Secure Public Cloud and DevOps? Get Unified Visibility.

One of the most transformative changes in the IT industry over the last decade has been the adoption of public cloud (IaaS) services such as AWS, Azure and GCP. Public clouds are more than “just” running servers in a remote data center. They’re all about using infrastructure as code. This means that the various building blocks they offer – storage services, virtual machines and containers – as … [Read more...]

Eliminating the Attacker’s Advantage – Why Original Research Matters

One problem which has been lingering for too long in the security industry is the concept that “security research” has long been way more of an art than a science. As our industry matures, we need to change this approach and add more scientific rigor to our industry. This is why at Tenable, we decided to take a pragmatic and formal approach to research. We believe that there’s an urgent need to … [Read more...]

Nessus Turns 20!

Twenty years ago this week, I released the first public version of Nessus. Little did I know at the time the profound impact it would have both on the industry and on me personally. Over this period of time, Nessus quite literally redefined the vulnerability management industry and profoundly influenced the security industry as a whole. Nessus is one of the most widely used security tools on the … [Read more...]

A Clarification about Nessus Professional

To our valued Nessus community, We recently launched a new Tenable Community platform to provide better customer interaction, between customers and with us at Tenable. The new platform combines both the Community and Support in a single location to provide you with a more seamless experience. We migrated all Tenable support customers and existing community members to the new platform on Monday, … [Read more...]