What Are Tenable and Assured Compliance Assessment Solutions?

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Government agencies and contractors in the supply chain face threats every single day. If you haven’t read the news lately, our national infrastructure and data systems face significant challenges in maintaining the security and integrity of their devices, applications and network resources. When agencies and contractors want to connect to any sensitive system, the Department of Defense requires that they utilize the Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS).

This suite of vulnerability scanning software provides passive and active search capabilities that promote high levels of network security and compliance while standardizing these tools for organizations no matter where they are at. 

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What is Automated Penetration Testing?

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In a previous article, we discussed penetration testing from the perspective of compliance and cybersecurity. While pen testing is often a core component of most regulations, it’s generally a good practice to consider using outside of just checking compliance boxes. A good way to do that is with a partner that can offer automated penetration testing. 

What is automated penetration testing? It’s the use of automation and other cloud tools to perform the basics of a penetration test. Sometimes mistaken for vulnerability scanning, automated penetration tests provide additional insight and continuing coverage that annual pen tests do not. 

 

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