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New Tips and Tricks Video: Deploying Nessus Agents in the ACAS Environment

Zach’s second video is: “Deploying Nessus Agents in the ACAS Environment.” It discusses how to deploy Nessus Agents as a solution for specialized environments that contain credential management issues, dynamic assets, hardened systems, and high-latency low-bandwidth connections like VPN or Satellite links.

New Tips and Tricks Video Series for ACAS Users

In our new video series, Zach Bennefield, Tenable Public Sector Systems Engineer, will provide expertise in deploying and optimizing SecurityCenter for ACAS users. Tenable has built SecurityCenter dashboards specifically to focus on sections of the Risk Management Framework that can be automated to provide a closer look at your security posture. The first series is titled, “Using the Tenable SecurityCenter NIST 800-53 Dashboard to Automate Risk Management Framework Discovery and Remediation.”

The NIST 800-53 dashboard can greatly simplify the RMF process to help discover and remediate issues on your network. In the first video of the series, Zach discusses the 800-53 Dashboard for Configuration Auditing, which captures and automates the CCI family and associated checks. You’ll hear how to configure, deploy and use these checks to assess network issues.

Look for additional videos to be posted here regularly. Announcement

Many organizations are embracing cloud-based solutions to achieve greater agility, scalability and efficiency. In response, on January 31, 2017 Tenable announced the launch of, the evolution of its SaaS platform, that is redefining vulnerability management for today’s elastic IT environments. delivers broad coverage of assets and vulnerabilities, enabling deep visibility into the modern IT infrastructure. will also include new offerings for container security and web application scanning, which will be available later this year.

To read more about these exciting new offerings and capabilities, click here to read the announcement.

For ACAS Users

These new products and capabilities are not currently included in the ACAS program. However, over the coming months, Tenable will be working with its mission partners at DISA and HPE to evaluate the new platform. In the meantime, if you are interested in obtaining more information or would like a demo, we invite you to:

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SecurityCenter 5 Migration Resources

On September 1, 2016, Tenable announced end-of-life (EOL) for two versions of SecurityCenter - SecurityCenter 4.8.1 and 4.8.2.

ACAS users are required to upgrade to SecurityCenter 5.4 (or later versions) by March 1, 2017.

The following are migration and upgrade resources that will assist you. (Use CAC email certificate to access links)

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ACAS Documentation

You can find the following ACAS documentation on the Patch Repository:

  • SC 5 Release Notes
  • SC 5 Admin Guide
  • SC 5 API Guide
  • SC 5 Installation Guide
  • SC 5 Publishing Guide
  • SC 5 Repository Guide
  • SC 5 Upgrade Guide
  • SC 5 User Guide
  • ACAS Best Practices Guide

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