You can add your own business context to assets by tagging them with descriptive metadata in Tenable Vulnerability Management. 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.
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:
In the upper-left corner, click the button.
The left navigation plane appears.
In the left navigation plane, click Settings.
The Settings page appears.
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.
Do one of the following:To view the categories to which your all the tags on your Tenable Vulnerability Management instance are assigned:
To view all the tags on your Tenable Vulnerability Management instance:
View your tag categories and relevant data about them in the Categories table:
Column Description Name The name of the tag. Created By The username of the user who created the tag. Last Used By The username of the user who most recently created or edited the tag value or category. Created The date on which the tag was created. # of Values The number of tag values associated with the tag category. Actions The actions you can perform with the tag.
Click the Values tab.
The Values page appears, containing a table of all the tags on your Tenable Vulnerability Management instance.
View your tags and relevant data about them in the Values table:
Column Description Name The name of the tag. Created By The username of the user who created the tag. Updated By The username of the user who last updated the tag category or value. Created The date on which the tag was created. Applied Indicates whether the tag is applied Manually or Automatically. Last Processed The date and time when Tenable Vulnerability Management last processed the scan and applied it to all relevant assets. Assessment Indicates whether Tenable Vulnerability Management has finished identifying and apply the tag to all matching assets. Actions The actions you can perform with the tag.
For more information, see the following topics: