Tenable stated on Tuesday that it will invest 45 million USD in cash to purchase Bit Discovery, a cybersecurity business founded by cybersecurity pioneers Jeremiah Grossman and Robert Hansen.
The acquisition comes less than a year after Bit Discovery raised 4 million USD in Series B funding to develop technology for tracking and managing risks associated with digital assets. Tenable wants to leverage Bit Discovery’s solutions throughout its entire portfolio following the closure of the purchase – from enterprise Vulnerability Management (VM) to Nessus, from cloud to Operational Technology (OT) to identity.
“Once integrated, clients will be able to examine the security posture of their whole attack surface,” the company stated in a statement announcing the deal.
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