Network security company Tenable Inc. today announced the release of Tenable One, a new platform that unifies asset visibility and associated vulnerabilities across the modern attack surface for preventive security.
Tenable One is being pitched as a revolutionary exposure management platform that delivers context-driven risk analytics so security teams can move from reactive firefighting to prevention. Using the new platform, cybersecurity teams can anticipate and block threats before they can cause damage.
Tenable argues that the average large organization uses more than 130 cybersecurity point solutions, each with its own analytics and reporting. Discrete tools can lead to duplicate efforts and unintended gaps in security programs, leaving security practitioners no clear path to reduce risk or communicate an organization’s security posture.
Instead, Tenable One offers a cloud-based platform that identifies and assesses assets across the enterprise attack surface to gain a unified view of exposure risk. Using the service, organizations can translate technical asset, vulnerability and threat data into business insights and actionable intelligence vital for business decision-makers and practitioners.
Offering translation of cyber risk answers to stakeholders’ cybersecurity questions – such as “How secure are we?” and “How has our security posture improved over time?” – Tenable says the platform provides clear metrics to measure, compare and easily communicate exposure risk.
The platform eliminates noise by bringing an organization’s entire attack surface – on-premises and cloud-based – into a single view. Tenable One aggregates vulnerability data across information technology infrastructure, web apps, public cloud and identity systems, assisting security leaders in anticipating the consequences of a cyberattack. It does so by drawing upon the vulnerability management data set from Nessus while understanding relationships between assets, exposures, privileges and threats across attack paths.
At launch, Tenable One introduces three new capabilities. Lumin Exposure View provides clear and concise insights into an organization’s cyber exposure, allowing security teams to surface and accurately answer critical questions about security posture. Attack Path Analysis enables security teams to view attack paths from externally identified points through to critical internal assets to focus mitigation on areas of highest risk.
Finally, Asset Inventory in Tenable One provides users a centralized view of all assets, including IT, cloud, Active Directory and Web applications, with the ability to create specific asset tags from various sources and use cases.
With Tenable One, organizations eliminate known and unknown security risks and build a baseline for effective risk management, apply context to anticipate the consequences of a cyberattack faster, significantly improve remediation prioritization and centralize a business-aligned view of exposure risk and actionable insights.
“Bad actors don’t take a siloed approach to exploiting organizations’ attack surfaces, so why are cybersecurity teams operating in vacuums?” Glen Pendley, chief technology officer at Tenable, said in a statement. “A platform approach to exposure management is the real game changer, surpassing the ineffective and expensive point solution approach that the industry has taken for decades. Tenable One delivers holistic insight into exposures that can serve as a true north for security teams.”
Tenable One is available through a single license that gives customers the ability to easily adjust their asset allocations across vulnerability management, cloud and active directory security, and web app scanning as business needs change. The platform is available today in both standard and enterprise versions.
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