Tenable’s Nessus® Software Now Available on Pwn Appliance

Empowers On-Demand Anywhere Network Assessments

February 13, 2014

Pwnie Express, the only technology to assess wired and wireless network security in remote locations on demand, today announced that it will extend Tenable Network Security, Inc.’s real-time vulnerability and threat management to Pwnie customers’ remote, hard-to-reach locations.

Pwnie Express’s smart devices allow organizations to see all the things on both wired and wireless networks in their far-flung and out-of-the-way locations. Thousands of enterprises rely on Pwnie Express’s innovative sensors to conduct penetration testing and provide unprecedented insight into their entire infrastructure. Now, Pwnie Express gives customers the power of Tenable Network Security’s leading Nessus® vulnerability scanner to provide patch, configuration and compliance auditing; mobile, malware and botnet discovery; and sensitive data identification at any location, any time.

With Pwnie, a Tenable Edge Global Partner Network channel partner, organizations can opt to use the Nessus software on the Pwnie Appliance or implement the solutions in tandem. Organizations globally already are seeing the value.

“The combination of Pwnie Express security devices and Tenable’s vulnerability scanning provides organizations unparalleled reach and visibility in to remote locations and wireless end points,” said Ed Skoudis, InGuardians Co-founder and SANS Institute Fellow. “This combined offering gives users a cost-effective, on-demand discovery and assessment solution that is unmatched in the industry today.”

Jack Huffard, President and Chief Operating Officer at Tenable said: “Pwnie is pioneering new ways to help organizations quickly secure their most remote assets and we are thrilled that their customers can leverage our powerful Nessus solution.”

Pwnie Express’s CEO Paul Paget, added: “Our state-of-the-art enterprise security intelligence addresses today’s threats in both wired and wireless networks. The ability to work with the leading company in vulnerability and threat management, Tenable Network Security provides the broadest view of all the potential threats for customers.”

About Pwnie Express
Pwnie Express is the leading provider of innovative sensors that assess network security risks in remote and hard to reach locations. Thousands of enterprises and government organizations worldwide rely on Pwnie Express’s products to conduct drop-box penetration testing and provide unprecedented insight into their distributed network infrastructure. Pwnie Express’s smart devices allow organizations to see all the things while leveraging open source tools and platforms. The award-winning products are backed by the expertise of Pwnie Express Labs, the company’s security research arm. The company is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. For more information contact http://store.pwnieexpress.com

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