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Tanium vs. Tenable

Tanium gives organizations a complete view of the risk in their IT estate with high-fidelity data and zero incremental infrastructure.

Why customers trust Tanium over Tenable

Complete visibility

Complete visibility

Tenable’s discovery and assessment scans can take days or weeks to detect endpoint changes — a delay that leads to compliance gaps, vulnerabilities and malware infections on undetected endpoints. Meanwhile, Tanium’s linear chain architecture lets you instantly gather data from all endpoints and distribute patches across a global enterprise.

One tool with zero  additional Infrastructure

One tool with zero additional Infrastructure

Tenable specializes in network scanning and requires additional scanning infrastructure to conduct those scans. Tanium offers a single platform for risk management, compliance and key aspects of IT operations and security — allowing you to reduce complexity and manage risk with one solution, without additional agents or infrastructure.

Single source of truth

Single source of truth

Many companies rely on up to 10 different data sources for security and risk metrics. That makes it nearly impossible to get timely, holistic insights into your risk exposure or the impact of security incidents. Tanium gives you a single consistent data source that can feed all your analytics tools and help you manage risk and respond to exploits.

Tanium vs. Tenable

Should you augment or replace Tenable?

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Use cases

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with Tanium if you’re looking for…

Augment Tenable

with Tanium if you’re looking to….

Maintaining visibility to risks across your endpoint estate in minutes vs. days or weeks? Gather vulnerability and compliance results within minutes A more accurate way to identify missing assets in your security and compliance program without the need to manually reconcile dated scan results to get a trustworthy inventory of your assets Conduct network-based penetration scans targeting OT devices, web applications or databases
Accurately and quickly driving prioritization across IT operations, security and risk teams? Comprehensively prioritize risk management efforts (e.g., hardening, policy controls, etc.) A risk-based approach to managing your endpoints and need contextual information that goes beyond the incidence rate of a particular vulnerability or compliance gap in your environment Benchmark your organization against industry peers with Tenable’s Remediation Maturity feature
Remediating as fast as you find critical risks? Comprehensive, flexible remediation across all traditional endpoints, whether domain-joined or not (i.e., OS patching, software updates, configuration settings) One solution to manage all remediation efforts — whether that involves patching endpoints, updating software, updating configuration settings or taking a custom action on endpoints Validate the success of remediation efforts through a Tenable remediation scan
Managing your risk and compliance program with minimal end-user impact and zero incremental infrastructure? Run agent-based scans for traditional endpoints without intermediate infrastructure (e.g., relay servers) Cost and infrastructure savings while enhancing the speed and accuracy with which you manage your risk and compliance program on traditional endpoints (e.g., servers, workstations, VMs, etc.)
Run credentialed scans against remote devices without introducing dedicated network scanners Cost and infrastructure savings when scanning remote endpoints (e.g., routers, ESX environments, etc.)
Leverage the same agent for all endpoint-related operations Minimize the load and the number of agents required to manage all of your endpoints

The Power of Certainty™

Experience complete visibility over all your endpoints and perform large-scale actions within minutes from the cloud, right now.