Intelligent CIO Africa Issue 68 - Page 60

INTELLIGENT BRANDS // Enterprise Security

Tenable achieves AWS Security Competency status

Tenable , a cyber exposure management company , has announced it has achieved the Application Security distinction in the Amazon Web Services ( AWS ) Security Competency for its cloud-native vulnerability management solution . This designation recognises that Tenable has demonstrated and successfully met AWS ’ s technical and quality requirements for providing customers with a deep level of software expertise in application security to help them achieve their cloud security goals .

Achieving the application security distinction in the AWS Security Competency differentiates Tenable as an AWS Partner Network ( APN ) member that provides specialised software designed to help companies – from start-ups and midsized businesses to the largest global organisations – to adopt , develop and deploy security into their AWS environments , increasing their overall security posture on AWS . To receive the designation , APN Partners must possess deep AWS expertise and deliver solutions seamlessly on AWS .
“ Tenable . io has unified our vulnerability management programme under one tool set ,” said Patrick King , Head , IT Operations and Security , Global Payments Australia and New Zealand . “ It ’ s brought together teams across different business units to use a common language around vulnerability posture . The solution is easy to use and streamlines our reporting .”
Managed in the cloud and powered by Nessus technology , Tenable provides comprehensive vulnerability coverage with the ability to predict which security issues to remediate first . It ’ s a complete end-to-end vulnerability management solution .
Tenable is a Cyber Exposure Management company and approximately 40,000 organisations around the globe rely on Tenable to understand and reduce cyber risk . As the creator of Nessus , Tenable extended its expertise in vulnerabilities to deliver the
Ray Komar , Vice President , Technology and Cloud
Alliances , Tenable
world ’ s first platform to see and secure any digital asset on any computing platform . Tenable customers include 60 % of the Fortune 500 , 40 % of the Global 2000 , and large government agencies . p
“ Tenable is proud to be an APN Partner to achieve the Application Security distinction in the AWS Security Competency ,” said Ray Komar , Vice President , Technology and Cloud Alliances , Tenable . “ Our team is dedicated to helping companies achieve their security goals by combining our vulnerability management expertise with the range of powerful security tools AWS provides .”
AWS is enabling scalable , flexible , and cost-effective solutions from start-ups to global enterprises . To support the seamless integration and deployment of these solutions , AWS established the AWS Competency Program to help customers identify AWS Partners with deep industry experience and expertise .
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