Tenable Network Security
Tenable Network Security

Tenable Network Security transforms security technology for the business needs of tomorrow through comprehensive solutions that provide continuous visibility and critical context, enabling decisive actions to protect your organization. Tenable eliminates blind spots, prioritizes threats, and reduces exposure and loss. With more than one million users and more than 20,000 enterprise customers worldwide, organizations trust Tenable for proven security innovation. Tenable’s customers range from Fortune Global 500 companies, to the global public sector, to mid-sized enterprises in all sectors, including finance, government, healthcare, higher education, retail and energy. 

Products Overview


Nessus® is the world’s most widely-deployed vulnerability assessment scanner, chosen by more than 1.6 million users across the globe. Available as a single scanning solution as Nessus Professional or for multi-user teams as Nessus Manager, Nessus quickly and accurately identifies vulnerabilities, configuration and compliance issues, and malware in physical, virtual and cloud environments.

Tenable.io™ is the first Cyber Exposure platform to provide visibility into any asset on any computing platform. It enables security teams and executives to manage vulnerabilities and risks across the entire attack surface with confidence. Built on the leading Nessus technology from Tenable, Tenable.io delivers a modern approach that supports dynamic assets like cloud and containers.

The SecurityCenter® family manages and analyzes vulnerability data across the organization, prioritizes security risks and provides automated frameworks and compliance reporting. With continuous monitoring, security teams can measure and visualize the effectiveness of the security program using SecurityCenter’s pre-built, highly customizable dashboards and reports and the industry’s only Assurance Report Cards®.

Feature Nessus Professional Tenable.io Vulnerability Management Tenable.io Container Security Tenable.io Web Application Scanning SecurityCenter SecurityCenter Continuous View
Deployment Type  On-Prem Cloud Cloud Cloud  On-Prem  On-Prem
Vulnerability Scanning & Assessment
Scan Scheduling  
Compliance Checks    
Malware Detection  
Threat Intelligence    
Web Application Tests Using the Nessus Scan Policy Template    
Scan Modern HTML5 and AJAX Web Applications          
Detect OWASP Top 10 Vulnerabilities in Web Applications          
SCADA Plugins     
Sensitive Data Searches    
PCI Internal Vulnerability Scanning    
PCI External Vulnerability Scanning (ASV Certified)          
Elastic Licensing Based on Assets Instead of IP Addresses          
Container Image Policy Enforcement          
Private Container Registry “Built for Security”          
Reporting & Dashboards ✔ (Basic Reporting) ✔ (Basic Reporting)
Centralized Scan & Scan Policy Management      
Scan Resource Sharing      
Group and Role-Based Access    
Mobile Device Management Integration      
Patch Management System Integration      
Credential Management System Integration      
Agent-Based Scanning       * *
Assurance Report Cards        
Trouble Ticketing & Tracking        
Dynamic Asset Lists with Policy-Based Grouping        
Role-Based Scan Zone & Repository Access        
Near Real-Time Asset Discovery        
Continuous Monitoring      
Host Activity Monitoring & Analytics          
Near Real-Time Anomalous Behavior Detection & Analysis          

Requires Tenable.io Vulnerability Management or Nessus Manager for agent management.

Official web site: http://www.tenable.com/
Products and Solutions
The Most Widely Deployed Vulnerability Assessment Solution
Protect your environment with the first vulnerability management platform for today's modern assets – an open and elastic cloud-based solutions.
Protect your environment with the first vulnerability management platform for today's modern assets – containers.
Protect your environment with the first vulnerability management platform for today's modern assets – web apps and more.
Vulnerability Management & Analytics
SecurityCenter Continuous View® delivers a real-time, holistic view of all IT assets, network activity and events so you can find exploits and fix vulnerabilities faster.