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Tenable Buys Industrial Cybersecurity Company Indegy

Tenable, a cyber exposure platform provider, has acquired Israeli operational technology (OT) security company Indegy for $78 million in cash. The company will leverage Indegy's industrial cybersecurity technology to provide visibility, security and control across IT and OT environments, according to a prepared statement.

Indegy's partners include such Top 200 MSSPs and cybersecurity consulting firms as Accenture, Deloitte, EY, IBM Security and Wipro. The company also works closely with such MSSP-friendly cybersecurity companies as Fortinet, LogRhythm, and Palo Alto Networks. A relationship with public sector distributor Carahsoft also is in place.

Tenable and Indegy together will provide an IT and OT security platform that offers a variety of capabilities, including:

  • Process Management: Enables organizations to use Indegy's asset inventory, configuration management and threat detection capabilities to manage OT-specific processes.
  • Risk-Based Measurement: Ensures organizations can use Tenable's Lumin visualization, analytics and measurement solution to score and benchmark IT and OT; Tenable released Lumin earlier this year.
  • Vulnerability Management: Allows organizations to perform agent-based scanning, active analysis and passive monitoring in conjunction with Indegy OT device analysis to assess security vulnerabilities.

Indegy's Industrial Cybersecurity Suite has been integrated with for on-premises vulnerability management. In addition, Indegy will be integrated with for cloud-based vulnerability management and Lumin, and these integrations are expected to be available in the first half of next year.

Tenable Introduces Free Vulnerability Assessment Tool

Tenable's acquisition of Indegy comes after the company in May unveiled Nexxus Essentials, a free version of its vulnerability assessment solution for businesses and consumers.

Nexxus Essentials offers a vulnerability scanner for up to 16 IPs. It provides cyber exposure alerts, plug-in updates and insights and reports on security vulnerabilities, along with vulnerability assessment classroom guides and in-product tutorials and guidance.

Additional insights from Joe Panettieri.

Dan Kobialka

Dan Kobialka is senior contributing editor, MSSP Alert and ChannelE2E. He covers IT security, IT service provider business strategies and partner programs. Dan holds a M.A. in Print and Multimedia Journalism from Emerson College and a B.A. in English from Bridgewater State University. In his free time, Dan enjoys jogging, traveling, playing sports, touring breweries and watching football.