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Fluid Attacks vs. Tenable

How does Fluid Attacks' service compare to Tenable's? The following comparison table allows you to understand how both providers perform on different attributes that may be essential to meet your company’s cybersecurity needs.

CriteriaFluid Attacks AdvancedFluid Attacks EssentialTenable*
AccuracyThe severity of the vulnerabilities is identified in 90% of the cases. (The accuracy is calculated based on the false positives, false negatives and the F-Score model). The severity of vulnerabilities is calculated using CVSSF = 4^(CVSS-4).Our SAST tool achieved the best possible result against the OWASP Benchmark (read the post here): A TPR (True Positive Rate) of 100% and an FPR (False Positive Rate) of 0%.Nessus, Tenable's vulnerability assessment solution, found around 33% of the vulnerabilities in a study with WAVSEP. Tenable says Nessus has the industry's lowest false positive rate at 0.32 defects per million scans.
TechniquesSAST, DAST, SCA, Reverse Engineering, and MPT.SAST, DAST, and SCA.SAST, DAST, and SCA (by Snyk).
ComplianceWe validate the following standards: BIZEC-APP, BSAFSS, BSIMM, C2M2, CAPEC, CCPA, CERT, CIS, CMMC, CPRA, CWE, ePrivacy Directive, FACTA, FCRA, FedRAMP, FERPA, GDPR, GLBA, HIPAA, HITRUST CSF, ISA/IEC 62443, ISO/IEC 27001-2, ISSAF, LGPD, MISRA-C, MITRE ATT&CK, NERC CIP, MVSP, NIST, NY SHIELD Act, OSSTMM3, OWASP, PA-DSS, PCI DSS, PDPA, PDPO, POPIA, PTES, SANS 25, SOC2, SWIFT CSCF, WASC, WASSEC, among others, as well as company-specific requirements.We validate some of the requirements included in BIZEC-APP, BSAFSS, BSIMM, C2M2, CAPEC, CCPA, CERT, CIS, CMMC, CPRA, CWE, ePrivacy Directive, FACTA, FCRA, FedRAMP, FERPA, GDPR, GLBA, HIPAA, HITRUST CSF, ISA/IEC 62443, ISO/IEC 27001-2, ISSAF, LGPD, MISRA-C, MITRE ATT&CK, NERC CIP, MVSP, NIST, NY SHIELD Act, OSSTMM3, OWASP, PA-DSS, PCI DSS, PDPA, PDPO, POPIA, PTES, SANS 25, SOC2, SWIFT CSCF, WASC, WASSEC, among other standards.They validate the following standards: BASEL II, CIS, COBIT, DISA STIGs, FISMA, FDCC, GLBA, HIPAA, ISO 27002/17799, ITIL, NIST, NSA, PCI DSS, SOX, SDP, USGCB, and various state laws.
Fast and automaticOur security assessments relying on manual techniques take longer than scans performed only by automated security testing tools.Fast scans performed by automated security testing tools.Fast scans performed by automated security testing tools.
SupportOur standard service includes consulting and clarification by hackers through our platform for users to understand vulnerabilities.No additional charge for support.They have four support plans (Standard, Advanced, Premier, Elite). To move from one to another with higher benefits, the customer has to pay an additional fee. The common support channels are Portal and Chat.
CI/CD supportWe break the build.We break the build.They can break the build.
MethodHybrid (automated tools + AI + human intelligence)Automated toolsAutomated tools
Correlation of attacksBy combining vulnerabilities A and B, we discover a new, higher impact vulnerability C, which may compromise more records.__
Safe modeWe can operate in safe mode, avoiding being detected by the Security Operations Center (SOCs) or affecting service availability in productive environments._They offer the "Safe Checks" option in Nessus that allows the user to enable or disable a set of plugins that may negatively affect the scan target.
Type of evidenceOur evidence is delivered in (a) PDF executive reports, (b) XLS/PDF technical reports, (c) animated screenshots (GIFs) of the attack, (d) code pieces, (e) attack screenshots with explanatory annotations, and (f) system’s security status illustrated by graphics and metrics.Our evidence is delivered in (a) PDF executive reports, (b) XLS/PDF technical reports, (c) code pieces, (d) attack screenshots with explanatory annotations, and (e) system’s security status illustrated by graphics and metrics.Their evidence is delivered in (a) PDF/XML/HTML/CSV reports and (b) customized reports.
ExploitationWe can do exploitation as long as we have (a) an available environment and (b) the appropriate authorization._Nessus can exploit some vulnerabilities benignly in the identification process.
Zero-day vulnerabilitiesOur hackers are skilled at finding zero-day vulnerabilities._They have a Zero-Day Research team specialized in discovering zero-day vulnerabilities.
DemoYesYesYes
Free trialNoYesYes
Payment from websiteYesYesYes

*References were last checked on March 30, 2022.

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