Tenable Completes Acquisition of Bit Discovery and Announces Tenable.asm for External Attack Surface Management

COLUMBIA, MD., June 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Tenable Holdings, Inc. (“Tenable”), the Cyber ​​Exposure Company, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Bit Discovery, Inc. (“Bit Discovery”), a leader in external attack surface management (EASM). Tenable will launch Tenable.asm, a new solution that will provide all the functionality of Bit Discovery technology and allow customers to get a more complete 360-degree view of their entire attack surface so they can better understand how attackers could gain access through the internet and help prioritize remediation steps.

Gain visibility on invisible risks
An organization’s digital footprint extends far beyond its walls, as various services, applications, and APIs are accessed or reside on the Internet. To prevent new security vulnerabilities and to ensure proper organizational risk management, it is essential that organizations have visibility into and understand known and unknown assets on the Internet.

Modern organizations need continuous monitoring of their entire attack surface and contextual intelligence to know where to prioritize remediation efforts. Tenable.asm will continuously map the entire Internet and discover connections to an organization’s Internet resources, whether internal or external to their networks, in order to assess the security of their entire operating surface. external attack. When used with the rest of Tenable’s solutions, customers will be able to gain context of potential attack paths from external systems to critical assets across their organization, providing a comprehensive measure of their overall exposure. Tenable.asm is expected to be available for purchase in early Q3 2022.

Because the security of Internet-connected assets is a top priority and issue for CISOs, Tenable also integrates quarterly fundamental attack surface discovery into its existing market-leading cyber exposure solutions at no additional cost. for Tenable customers. New features expected to be included in Tenable.io®Tenable.sc™ and Tenable.ep™ in early Q3 2022. A new version of Nessus will also include asset discovery.

“Very few, if any, organizations truly understand their full digital footprint. One of the most common yet dangerous security breaches is misconfiguring something in the cloud and making it accessible to the internet. Organizations know less and less about which assets are exposed,” said Glen Pendley, Chief Technology Officer, Tenable. “Every business or government entity should have advanced features such as those found in Tenable.asm, but given the critical security importance of having ASM everywhere, Tenable ensures that its customers have at least one feature of fundamental discovery in the solutions they are already using.. This will allow them to identify points of vulnerability that were completely invisible until now, with the aim of preventing attacks rather than simply managing them.

Bit Discovery offers Tenable customers:

  • Discovery of previously unknown Internet-connected assets
  • Rich context and attribution for exposed domains, subdomains and other technologies
  • Continuous monitoring of the ever-changing external attack surface

Representatives from Tenable and Bit Discovery will be present at RSA Conference 2022 at the Moscone North Expo at booth #6245.

Additional Resources

  • Read today’s blog post for more context on today’s announcement here.

About Tenable
Defensible® is Cyber ​​Exposure company. Approximately 40,000 organizations worldwide trust Tenable to understand and reduce cyber risk. As creator of Nessus®, Tenable has extended its vulnerability expertise to provide the world’s first platform to see and secure any digital asset on any computing platform. Tenable’s customers include approximately 60% of the Fortune 500, approximately 40% of the Global 2000 and major government agencies. Learn more at tenable.com.

Forward-looking statements
This press release contains forward-looking information relating to Tenable, Bit Discovery and the acquisition that involves substantial risks, uncertainties and assumptions that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements. statements. Forward-looking statements contained in this communication include, among other things, statements about the potential benefits of the acquisition, product developments and other possible or expected business strategies, potential growth opportunities, new products, expected timing new product launches and product capabilities; and potential market opportunities. The risks and uncertainties include, among others, our ability to successfully integrate the operations and capabilities of Bit Discovery’s products; our ability to implement our plans, forecasts and other expectations regarding Bit Discovery’s business; our ability to realize the expected benefits of the acquisition, including the possibility that the expected benefits of the acquisition will not be realized or will not be realized within the expected time frame; disruption of the acquisition making it more difficult to maintain business and operational relationships; inability to retain key employees; adverse effects of the completion of the Acquisition on the market price of our common stock or on our results of operations; unknown liabilities; attracting new customers and maintaining and expanding our existing customer base, our ability to evolve and update our platform to meet customer needs and rapidly changing technology, increased competition in our marketplace, and our ability to compete effectively, and expanding our operations and increasing the adoption of our platform internationally.

Additional risks and uncertainties that could affect our financial results are included in the section titled “Risk Factors” and “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations” of our Quarterly Report on Form 10- Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2022 and other filings we make from time to time with the Security and Exchange Commission which are available on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. In addition, all forward-looking statements contained in this communication are based on assumptions that we believe are reasonable as of this date. Except as required by law, we undertake no obligation to update these forward-looking statements or to update the reasons if actual results differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements.

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