Tags

Note: This section describes the new interface. For information about the classic interface, see Tags (Classic Interface). For information about navigating the new interface, see Navigate Tenable.io (New Interface).

You can add your own business context to assets by tagging them with descriptive metadata in Tenable.io. An asset tag is primarily composed of a Category:Value pair. For example, if you want to group your assets by location, create a Location category with the value Headquarters.

For more information about tag structure, see Tag Format and Application.

Note: If you want to create tags without individual categories, Tenable recommends that you add the generic category Category, which you can use for all your tags.

For a demonstration on understanding asset tagging, see the following video:

Adding your own business context to assets using tags allows you to filter analysis views by tag.

To view your tags:

  1. In the upper-left corner, click the Menu button.

    The left navigation plane appears.

  2. In the left navigation plane, click Settings.

    The Settings page appears.

  3. Click the Tagging tile.

    The Tags page appears. On this page, you can view your asset tag categories and values.

    The Categories tab is active.

  4. Do one of the following:

With tags, you can perform the following actions: