Retro: Nessus and then Tenable

Retro: Nessus and then Tenable

Nessus passed the 20 year mark some time ago, and is no longer a teenager, is enterprise class, and yet used by hobbyists at home too.
What made it what it is, and how? Some anecdotes, history and reflection from Leslie who’s been 10 years with Tenable to watch the progress.

Leslie Forbes
Leslie Forbes is a Product Manager at Tenable, engaging with medium and large businesses to understand their requirements for vulnerability management programs and to guide development strategies. His electronic engineering background and system administration credentials help him quickly grasp the unique challenges in each enterprise. He understands how good security can work with existing processes in all types of organizations. Prior to joining Tenable, Leslie worked for two large multinational anti-virus vendors.