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July 2006

Hot Pick: Tenable offers solid vulnerability management

Security Center 3.0 Tenable Network Security Price: Starts at $15,750, plus $3,150 for annual maintenance for a 500-host license Vulnerability management is a complex, dynamic and absolutely essential security process. Tenable Network Security's Security Center 3.0 is the company's most comprehensive solution yet, helping organizations throughout the VM life cycle from asset discovery to remediation. Tenable, which is closely identified with its popular Nessus VA scanner (the newest version is no longer open source), has developed an asset-centric management tool, allowing an admin to manage, analyze and respond to vulnerability data from one Web console. In addition to Nessus, Security Center brings an impressive array of VM tools to bear, employing a passive scanner, log correlation engine and the capability to read data directly from many popular IDS/IPS products, including those from Snort, Cisco Systems, Enterasys, ISS, McAfee, TippingPoint, NFR Security, Juniper Networks and Fortinet. The combination of active and passive ...

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