Tenable Adds Mobile Vulnerability Assessment

Tenable Network Security, Inc., a company that specializes in Unified Security Monitoring, recently integrated its vulnerability assessment solution, Nessus vulnerability scanner with Apple Profile Manager and Microsoft Exchange via Active Directory to provide a user-friendly view of an organization's mobile and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) environment and vulnerability status. Here are the details.

The Nessus Mobile Device Audit plugins will count the devices -- both iOS and Android -- accessing enterprise networks, discover device information, and detect mobile vulnerabilities Nessus users including Nessus ProfessionalFeed, Nessus Perimeter Service, and Nessus HomeFeed, will be charged no additional fees.

The company claims that its solution can assist businesses with BYOD by " helping arm organizations with the tools necessary to discover iPhones, iPads, and Android-based devices on the network and detect and prioritize mobile device threats. The following functions are included in the solution:

  • Obtain detailed mobile device information.
  • Discover jailbroken iOS devices.
  • Itemize out-of-date versions of Apple iOS.
For more information on the company's partner program, click here.
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