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The Tenable app empowers security professionals to gain comprehensive visibility and actionable insights into your organization's security posture by leveraging data from the Tenable Vulnerabilities API and Audit Events API. This powerful integration allows you to proactively monitor, analyze, and respond to security vulnerabilities and audit events, helping you strengthen your cybersecurity defences and reduce risk.

Key features of the Tenable app include:

  • Vulnerability Assessment. Harness the Tenable Vulnerabilities API to perform in-depth vulnerability assessments across your infrastructure. This app provides a range of security use cases for vulnerabilities, including:
    • Tracking Vulnerabilities Over Time. Monitor the evolution of vulnerabilities over time, from their initial discovery to resolution.
    • Identifying High-Severity Vulnerabilities. Quickly pinpoint and prioritize high-severity vulnerabilities that require immediate attention.
    • Identifying Affected Hosts. Easily locate hosts affected by specific vulnerabilities and streamline remediation efforts.
    • Checking for Exploitation. Detect exploit availability and malware exploitation related to vulnerabilities.
  • Audit Event Monitoring. Leverage the Tenable Audit Events API to monitor and analyze critical audit events within your organization. This app delivers valuable insights, including:
    • Real-time Event Analysis. Monitor audit events in real time, allowing for rapid incident response.
    • Suspicious Activity Detection. Identify suspicious or unauthorized activities across your network and systems.
    • Compliance Reporting. Streamline compliance monitoring by tracking events relevant to regulatory requirements.
    • User Behavior Analysis. Gain visibility into user behavior patterns and potential security risks.
  • Enhanced Security Posture. By combining data from the Tenable Vulnerabilities API and Audit Events API, you can strengthen your organization's security posture by proactively addressing vulnerabilities and monitoring the security incidents.
  • Risk Reduction. Identify and mitigate high-severity vulnerabilities and security threats promptly, reducing the risk of security breaches.
  • Efficient Remediation. Locate affected hosts and prioritize remediation efforts, streamlining the process of securing your environment.
  • Compliance Assurance. Simplify compliance monitoring and reporting by tracking relevant audit events and security controls.
  • Real-time Insights. Gain real-time insights into your security environment, enabling rapid incident response and threat containment.

Log types​

This app uses Tenable source to collect Vulnerabilities data and Audit Events from the Tenable platform.

Sample log message​

Refer to the Tenable API documentation for Vulnerabilities data and Audit Events log messages.

Sample Query​

Vulnerability Events
(_source=Tenable fqdn)
| json "asset.device_type", "asset.fqdn" ,"asset.hostname", "asset.ipv4", "asset.ipv6", "asset.last_authenticated_results", "asset.operating_system" , "output", "" , "plugin.type" , "", "plugin.risk_factor", "plugin.synopsis", "plugin.exploit_available" , "plugin.exploited_by_malware", "plugin.solution", "state", "scan.completed_at", "port.port", "port.protocol", "last_found" as device_type, fqdn, hostname, host_ipv4, host_ipv6, last_authenticated_scan_time, host_os, output,plugin_family, plugin_type ,plugin_name, plugin_risk_factor, plugin_synopsis, plugin_exploit_available, plugin_exploited_by_malware, plugin_solution, state, scan_completed_at, port, protocol, last_scan_time nodrop
Audit Events
| json "description", "", "", "action" as description, actor_name, target_name, action

Set up collection​

To set up Cloud to Cloud Integration Tenable Source for the Tenable app, follow the instructions provided. These instructions will guide you through the process of creating a source using the Tenable source category, which you will need to use when installing the app. By following these steps, you can ensure that your Tenable app is properly integrated and configured to collect and analyze your Tenable data.

Installing the Tenable app​​

This section has instructions for installing the Symantec Web Security Service App for Sumo Logic.

To install the app:

  1. From the Sumo Logic navigation, select App Catalog.
  2. In the Search Apps field, search for and then select your app.
  3. Optionally, you can scroll down to preview the dashboards included with the app. Then, click Install App (sometimes this button says Add Integration).

    If your app has multiple versions, you'll need to select the version of the service you're using before installation.

  4. On the next configuration page, under Select Data Source for your App, complete the following fields:
    • Data Source. Select one of the following options:
      • Choose Source Category and select a source category from the list; or
      • Choose Enter a Custom Data Filter, and enter a custom source category beginning with an underscore. For example, _sourceCategory=MyCategory.
    • Folder Name. You can retain the existing name or enter a custom name of your choice for the app.
    • All Folders (optional). Default location is the Personal folder in your Library. If desired, you can choose a different location and/or click New Folder to add it to a new folder.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Look for the dialog confirming that your app was installed successfully.

Once an app is installed, it will appear in your Personal folder or the folder that you specified. From here, you can share it with other users in your organization. Dashboard panels will automatically start to fill with data matching the time range query received since you created the panel. Results won't be available immediately, but within about 20 minutes, you'll see completed graphs and maps.

Viewing Tenable dashboards​​

All dashboards have a set of filters that you can apply to the entire dashboard. Use these filters to drill down and examine the data to a granular level.

  • You can change the time range for a dashboard or panel by selecting a predefined interval from a drop-down list, choosing a recently used time range, or specifying custom dates and times. Learn more.
  • If required, configure the refresh interval rate for a dashboard or panel by clicking the drop-down arrow next to the refresh icon.
  • Click the funnel icon in the dashboard top menu bar to filter dashboard with Template Variables.


The Tenable - Overview dashboard provides in-depth vulnerability assessments across your infrastructure.

Audit Activity​

The Tenable - Audit Activity dashboard provides the user events data to monitor and analyze critical audit events within your organization using the Tenable Audit Events API.

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