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2019-12-16T08:14:00Z
Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Director of Delivery at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
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What advice do you have for others considering Tenable.io Vulnerability Management?

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Tenable.io Vulnerability Management, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

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Prajot Nair - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Manager -Cloud Security at Capgemini
Real User
Top 5
2022-07-06T06:38:20Z
06 July 22

Tenable is a full-service product, but it still has a lot of improvements to make, so I'd recommend exploring other products before implementing it. I would give Tenable.io Vulnerability Management a rating of nine out of ten.

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SN
Intake Specialist at Maxtec
Reseller
2022-04-01T14:27:31Z
01 April 22

For future users of Tenable.io, I would recommend using a layered approach. Tenable.io has an open API. So, it can be integrated with SIEM solutions. You can look at integrating it with privileged access management or any SIEM solution so that you've got all the data being pumped into a centralized location, and you are able to read the data alongside other security events coming from the SIEM and privileged access management solutions. Companies that are currently using Tenable.io can definitely start looking at integrating some of their security solutions for a much more robust security approach. I would rate it a solid eight out of ten.

FA
Senior Consultant at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Real User
Top 5
2021-06-09T13:17:00Z
09 June 21

I would recommend this solution at this time, but after installing it for more customers, my answer might change in the future. I would rate this solution a seven out of 10.

JimKootnekoff - PeerSpot reviewer
President and CEO, Founder Executive at SecuSolutions Co., Ltd.
Real User
Top 20
2021-03-30T07:13:47Z
30 March 21

We're a partner for Tenable Nessus. The Tenable.io is what we're using currently. It suits our needs best due to the fact that it's in the cloud. The API is okay. It's not wonderful. Seems to serve a purpose. The biggest problem with the solution is that if you're a small company, you're not going to be able to afford it, nor are you going to be able to manage it. I would recommend other organizations use the product. People probably don't consider the amount of, let's say, understanding or comprehension that they need of their own network to truly be able to deploy and manage and get the results they're looking for, however. Many often underestimate all their skillsets. Tenable has a number of features and functionalities and it can be a little confusing for, let's say, a non-security savvy person. It could be a little bit of a challenge, to be honest. I'd suggest any company that considers it also does their homework first. I'd rate the solution at a seven out of ten. It gets the job done. It really is smooth to operate once it's set up. It is for the most part pretty easy to set and forget.

Antonio Scola - PeerSpot reviewer
Owner at SUNLIT TECHNOLOGIES
Reseller
Top 5Leaderboard
2021-02-25T09:28:25Z
25 February 21

We are a reseller. We work with a lot of different Tenable.io products. My only recommendation to other companies would be to put up a plan and follow the plan, point by point. Keep tracking of the result and make adjustments, if necessary. It's important to go in with a bit of a roadmap to follow. It will help ensure results. In general, I would rate the solution at an eight out of ten. We've been pretty happy with the solution overall.

VA
Security Architect at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Real User
Top 10Leaderboard
2020-07-05T09:37:54Z
05 July 20

My advice for anybody who is implementing this product is to have all of the requirements documented and ready in advance. You match the solution to your requirements. Out of the box, we found that Tenable.io matched almost all of our requirements. The only clarification that we needed had to do with the Tenable.io Web App license. We have a good understanding of how Tenable.io works with containers and infrastructure, but when it comes to deep driving into applications, databases, APIs, and toolkits that you have in your environment, you need a separate license for that. This is what the Web Application license is. In order to enjoy the maximum value, you need to have the appropriate licensing. Overall, I am quite happy with Tenable.io. I would rate this solution a nine out of ten.

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MC
Security Specialist at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Real User
2019-12-16T08:14:00Z
16 December 19

We use the cloud deployment model. I'd recommend the solution. I'd rate it eight out of ten.

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Dovid Gelber - PeerSpot reviewer
Tech blogger
07 November 21
Tenable Nessus is a vulnerability assessment solution that is both easy to deploy and easy to manage. The design of the program is such that if a company should desire to handle the installation themselves, they would be able to do so. The updates that the program requires to keep up-to-date take up a large portion of the setup time. Tenable Nessus can be deployed in under an hour. The speed of an organization’s internet can impact how quickly the deployment will go. Furthermore, once it has been set up, only a small management team is necessary for maintenance. Tenable Nessus is an incredibly important program that provides businesses and organizations with robust protection. This ease of deployment and management gives it an edge over the competition. Tenable.io Vulnerability Management is basically comparable to Tenable Nessus in regards to setup and management. It is relatively straightforward to set up. A single person could deploy it in a non-business setting in a matter of hours. The setup can be handled without requiring a business to rely on the help of outside consultants. As with Tenable Nessus, a small team of two or three people is all that is necessary to manage the solution. Organizations can save a great deal of time and resources by choosing to utilize this solution. Tenable Nessus is a solution with good scalability. This can be accomplished with relative ease. However, the load that it can handle makes it a poor fit for larger organizations. At a certain point, the farther up you scale it, the more the solution quality diminishes. Tenable.io Vulnerability Management is able to offer a much higher level of scalability. It is typically used without trouble by organizations with many thousands of users. As with Tenable Nessus, the process is relatively simple. Conclusion: The actual difference in time and ease as far as deploying Tenable Nessus versus Tenable.io Vulnerability Management is negligible and cannot truly set one apart from the other. Ease of management is another area where these two solutions are very similar. A major difference between them is their scalability. While both can be scaled relatively easily, Tenable.io Vulnerability Management is able to handle a higher level of scalability, with the diminishment of quality being a far lesser concern than is the case with Tenable Nessus.
Jairo Willian Pereira - PeerSpot reviewer
Information Security Manager at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
24 November 21
Both, but I prefer Nessus Pro (costs and you can define out-of-band your better presentation/xLAP platform). Tenable.io has its facilities and extra plugins/views/analytics, but nothing that can't be externally performed by another ETL/presentation tool (for a fraction of cost, sometimes using free toolings like Pentaho, OpenRefine, OBIEE and others).
Dhananjay Naldurgkar - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Consultant - Cyber Security Services at Siam City Cement PCL
Sep 16, 2021
Hello community professionals, I'm working as a Senior Consultant (Cyber Security Services) at a construction company with 10000+ employees.  I've been researching security-related products (by Tenable) such as: Tenable SC, Tenable.io, Tenable.ep and Tenable.ad, and I'd like to get your piece of advice about which of them to choose. Thank you.
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