TechValidate Research on BeyondTrust

Case Study: Genscape


This case study of Genscape is based on a July 2015 survey of BeyondTrust Retina customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“BeyondTrust has allowed us to identify assets that are vulnerable to the latest threats as soon as they hit like POODLE, Heartbleed, and others. It allows us to prioritize the remediation process and the reporting is top notch.”


  • Purchased their Retina vulnerability management solution to accomplish the following:
    • Reduce the risk of security breaches
    • Shrink the organization’s attack surface
    • Meet compliance regulations

Use Case

  • Uses the following Retina capability at the following frequency:
    • Agentless network scanning: frequently
  • Uses the following Retina capabilities at the following frequency:


  • Solves the following challenges with their Retina vulnerability management solution:
    • Gain visibility into exposures across multiple layers of infrastructure
    • Profile previously unknown assets on the network
    • Understand the operational implications of vulnerabilities
    • Report risk to IT administrators, management and/or auditors
    • Identify and prioritizing remediation tactics
    • Patch / update assets with greater efficiency
  • Chose BeyondTrust over:
    • Rapid7
    • Tenable
  • Sees the following BeyondTrust capabilities as differentiated from the competition:
    • Remote, agent-less vulnerability scanning
    • Remediation guidance
    • Patch management
    • Reporting and analytics
    • Deployment scalability and flexibility
  • Increased vulnerability management efficiency by greater than 75% with their Retina solution.
  • Reduced security exposures in their organization by 50-74% with their Retina solution.

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