Best Vulnerability Management Tool

Winner: Qualys for QualysGuard Vulnerability Management (VM)

QualysGuard Vulnerability Management (VM) provides the easiest-to-deploy and most comprehensive way to reduce security risk. All a company needs is a web browser to scan its network and applications in order to spot and fix vulnerabilities and collect compliance data. Delivered via a software-as-a-service (SaaS) architecture, the cost of QualysGuard VM is, on average, 50 to 90 percent less than traditional software-scanning solutions.

With QualysGuard VM, organizations can effectively maintain control over their network security with centralized reports, verified remedies, and full remediation workflow capabilities with trouble tickets. The tool provides comprehensive reports on vulnerabilities and compliance issues for systems and applications, including severity levels, estimated times to fix, impact on business, plus trend analysis on security and compliance issues.

To date, Qualys has the largest vulnerability management deployment in the world, scanning more than 700,000 devices globally using 300 scanner appliances in more than 53 countries.

QualysGuard is the only solution in the market delivered via a true SaaS model.
With the SaaS approach, Qualys has simplified the process of vulnerability scanning with no infrastructure to deploy or manage, saving time and resources, plus giving managers and auditors a continuous view of the company's security and compliance posture.

This year, Qualys added Patch Report to QualysGuard, enabling security professionals to provide operations staff with a clear, consolidated report of what patches to apply, increasing efficiency for both teams as they remediate possible threats to security.

Leading analysts, including Forrester, Gartner and IDC, have reported Qualys' market leadership in vulnerability management.

Qualys is the largest company in this market, has the broadest and deepest channel support, and is most frequently seen on Gartner client shortlists. “The Forrester Wave: Vulnerability Management, Q2 2010” cited Qualys as “leading the pack,” stating “Qualys has an extensive ecosystem of partners and is rounding out its services including malware scanning and the Qualys Go Secure trust seal."


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• nCircle Network Security for nCircle IP360/WebApp360

• Qualys for QualysGuard Vulnerability Management (VM)

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• Secunia for Secunia Corporate Software Inspector (CSI)

• Tenable Network Security for Tenable Security Center 4.0

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