Tenable obtains FedRAMP authorization – GuruFocus.com
COLUMBIA, Maryland, October 7, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Tenable®, Inc. Cyber Exposure, today announced that it has obtained Federal Risk Management and Clearance Program (FedRAMP) clearance for its cloud-based vulnerability management platform, Tenable.io®. The US federal government can now deploy Tenable.io and Tenable.io Web Application Scanning to various departments and agencies. Tenable’s sponsoring agency is the International Trade Administration (ITA).
FedRAMP is a government-wide program that provides a standardized approach to the security assessment, authorization and ongoing monitoring of cloud products and services. The program enables agencies to quickly adapt from legacy, insecure IT to cloud-based, efficient, secure and cost-effective technology.
“Federal agencies are increasingly adopting smart cloud strategies as they modernize their existing IT infrastructure. This means that the ability to effectively purchase, deploy and maintain secure cloud-based products is mission critical, ”said Bob Huber, Security Director at Tenable. “We are excited to offer Tenable.io to our federal customers as they secure their technology investments for the digital age. “
Powered by Nessus® technology, Tenable.io provides the industry’s most comprehensive vulnerability coverage with the ability to understand cyber risks and predict which vulnerabilities need to be addressed first. It continuously tracks and assesses known and unknown assets and their vulnerabilities in customer environments to provide a risk-based view of the entire attack surface, from IT to cloud to web applications.
“As a sales agency with offices in more than 100 U.S. cities and 75 international markets, our top priority is ensuring that our staff and the U.S. business clients we serve are able to collaborate in a safe and secure manner. with the latest cutting edge technologies. technology and software, ”said Joe Ramsey, chief information security officer, ITA. “Following Tenable’s FedRAMP authorization, we can confidently deploy Tenable.io in our environments, bringing increased visibility, accuracy and analytics to our vulnerability management program.
FedRAMP authorization follows the Common Criteria Certification the National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP) for Tenable.sc and the ISO / IEC 27001: 2013 certification for Tenable’s Information Security Management System (ISMS).
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Tenable®, Inc. is the Cyber Exposure Company. More than 30,000 organizations around the world trust Tenable to understand and reduce cyber risk. As the creator of Nessus®, Tenable has extended its expertise in vulnerabilities to provide the world’s first platform to view and secure any digital asset on any computing platform. Tenable’s clients include over 50 percent of Fortune 500 companies, over 30 percent of Global 2000 companies, and large government agencies. Learn more about www.tenable.com.