BeyondTrust Retina CS
Strengths: Full vulnerability assessment with risk management functionality. Weaknesses: None that we found.
Core IMPACT Professional
Strengths: Powerful penetration testing and vulnerability scanning with a lot of automation options. Weaknesses: None that we found.
Critical Watch FusionVM
Strengths: Internal and external scanning ability. Weaknesses: Web-based support is quite minimal; no knowledge base.
GFI LanGuard 2012
Strengths: Full vulnerability management suite in one easy-to-use application. Weaknesses: None that we found.
netVigilance Internal Scan - Cloud
Strengths: Full cloud-based internal and external scanning. Weaknesses: Limited online support options.
Rapid7 Nexpose v5.5
Strengths: Quality and history of the company’s knowledge base. Weaknesses: Did not see an automated ticket-escalation feature.
QualysGuard Vulnerability Management v7.6
Strengths: Ease of use and a great ticketing system. Weaknesses: Did not find anything significant to report.
Strengths: The level of configurable policies and the maturity of the SAINT technology. Weaknesses: Some of the documentation can be a challenge to navigate.
Secunia VIM v4.0
Strengths: Speed and the ease of delegating assets to various users. Weaknesses: No significant weaknesses.
Tenable SecurityCenter Continuous View v4.6
Strengths: Functionally, this product is strong in every area. Weaknesses: The cost could exclude smaller organizations that could use this service.
ZOHO ManageEngine Security Manager Plus v5.5 (Build 5506)
Strengths: Quick and easy to configure and use. Weaknesses: The ticketing/change management feature was fairly rudimentary.
The SC Labs team reported on the “strengths” and “weaknesses” of some of the leading vulnerability assessment tools on the market.