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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 needs improvement with Tenable.io Vulnerability Management?

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Tenable.io Vulnerability Management.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

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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.io Vulnerability Management could be improved with an increased number of dashboards and MSSP integration.

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

They've been able to think about everything in terms of where the world is going and the type of assets that you've got. They've everything sorted out in that aspect, but you have to pay for most of the other components that they've got to give you complete visibility across your tech surface. If it already had those capabilities in-built, without having to add them on to take advantage of them, it would be a very compelling value proposition. Their support needs to be improved in terms of turnaround time.

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

It can have more integration.

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

The solution seems to focus too much on enterprises, and they really need a product that works for SMBs. The enterprise product is too expensive for smaller companies, however, they really are looking for a product like this in the market. It's too technologically advanced for SMBs - Tenable is kind of a little bit like flying a 747. There's a lot of bells and whistles and switches and things like that, that quite frankly are not used or not understood largely by the average user. If they don't begin to cater to smaller organizations, they'll likely lose market share. They could use a better user interface that could be developed a lot better than it is. It really could be more intuitive.

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

The pricing of the solution could be more reasonable.

Pov Men - PeerSpot reviewer
Network Security Engineer at np secure
Reseller
Top 5Leaderboard
2020-12-17T16:06:00Z
17 December 20

An area of improvement for this solution is being able to customize the dashboard. For example, the dashboard does not allow us to view a previous months vulnerability results alongside current results to make comparisons.

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

We had some challenges with the implementation because of Docker Version 2, although with help from the support team, we were able to proceed. It would be helpful if Tenable could be more clear with regard to everything the solution can and cannot do with the particular license that you have. The information is not available on the web site and they should be more upfront about it.

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

I don't have any issues with the solution at this time, and I don't think there are any features that are missing or could be added. The interface could be improved; right now it's running on two interfaces simultaneously.

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Netanya Carmi - PeerSpot reviewer
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Nov 24, 2021
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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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