TechValidate Research on Kenna.VM

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340 Customers Surveyed

2,674 Data Points Collected

190 Published TechFacts

10 Published Charts

102 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Kenna.VM Case Study

Large Enterprise Retail Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise retail company is based on a September 2020 survey of Kenna.VM customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Even though we’re quite early in our vulnerability management program, Kenna is already adding context to the vulnerability count that we have, which makes it’s easier to have conversations with exec level individuals to gain momentum and buy-in from IT teams. "

“We’ve had a great experience with CX team: CSE has been knowledgeable for any questions, and CSM has been happy to assist with any queries we have.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Kenna.VM:

  • The vulnerability management challenges they were experiencing that led them to implement the Kenna.VM:
    • Too many vulnerabilities with no way to effectively prioritize
    • High volume of security data lacking context for decision making
    • Not having a way to quantify or measure risk from vulnerabilities

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Kenna.VM that the surveyed company uses:

  • The approach they used to prioritize vulnerabilities prior to Kenna:
    • CVSS 10+
  • They best describe their current engagement model between the Security and IT team as Security investigates and prioritizes vulnerabilities; IT remediates.
  • The criteria they use to evaluate the success of your Kenna.VM implementation:
    • Kenna risk score reduction

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Kenna.VM:

  • Before Kenna vs. After Kenna: Have you seen a reduction in time spent on the following activities? (Security and IT team time combined)
    • time spent on Vulnerability Investigation: 10 – 25%
    • time spent on remediation: 25 – 50%
    • time spent on reporting: 50 – 75%
  • Kenna’s primary advantage(s) over other vulnerability management platforms:
    • Kenna goes beyond basic risk scoring and tells me what I need to fix first
    • Kenna provides awareness of how much risk is in our environment
  • Rates the following for Kenna.VM compared to other vulnerability management solutions:
    • remediation Intelligence (guidance on “what to fix first”): superior
    • integrated real-time global exploit intelligence: on par
    • data science-based risk scoring methodology: superior
    • “Off the shelf” integrations with a wide range of security data sources: superior
    • predictive vulnerability modeling: superior

Kenna Security Customer Satisfaction Rating

A Senior Information Security Assurance Consultant at a medium enterprise computer hardware company would be very likely to recommend Kenna Security for this reason:

Risk Rankings are real world related.

Kenna Security Case Study

Global 500 Metals & Mining Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 metals & mining company is based on an October 2018 survey of Kenna Security customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Kenna provides valuable information for prioritizing vulnerabilities. Kenna helped us focus on key vulnerability areas within critical systems.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Kenna Security:

  • Security challenges experienced that led to implementing the Kenna Security Platform:
    • Too many vulnerabilities with no way to effectively prioritize
    • High volume of security data lacking context for decision making
    • No way to quantify or measure risk from vulnerabilities
  • Previously used the following to prioritize vulnerability scan data:
    • Spreadsheets

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Kenna Security that the surveyed company uses:

  • Has been actively using the Kenna Security Platform for 9-12 months.
  • Kenna Security Platform features most important to them when evaluating competitive or alternative solutions:
    • Integrated real-time global exploit intelligence
    • Data science-based risk scoring methodology
    • “off the shelf” integrations with a wide range of security data sources

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Kenna Security:

  • Most important security challenges the Kenna Security Platform has helped solve:
    • Addressing vulnerabilities that pose the greatest risk to their environment
    • Increased efficiency of vulnerability remediation
    • Finding a quantifiable way to measure, reduce and report on risk
  • Since implementing the Kenna Security Platform, they have been able to reduce their risk posture score by 50%.

Kenna Security Customer Research

Top Security Challenges Solved

What are the most important security challenges the Kenna Security Platform has helped you solve?

Addressing vulnerabilities that pose the greatest risk to our environment
86%
Quantifiable way to measure, reduce and report on risk
71%
Increased efficiency of vulnerability remediation
51%
Transforming security data into actionable intelligence
49%

Kenna Security Customer Satisfaction Rating

David Peach, a Chief Information Security Officer at The Economist, would be very likely to recommend Kenna Security for this reason:

Great product, responsive customer service

Kenna Security Customer Research

Most Important Kenna Platform Features

What Kenna Security Platform features were most important to you when evaluating competitive or alternative solutions?

Data science-based risk scoring methodology
80%
Integrated real-time global exploit intelligence
69%
“Off the shelf” integrations with a wide range of security data sources
60%
Predictive vulnerability modeling
31%
Integrated remediation and ticketing
26%


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About Kenna.VM

Kenna is a software-as-a-service Risk and Vulnerability Intelligence platform that accurately measures risk and prioritizes remediation efforts before an attacker can exploit an organization’s weaknesses. Kenna automates the correlation of vulnerability data, threat data, and 0-day data, analyzing security vulnerabilities against active Internet breaches so that InfoSec teams can prioritize remediations and report on their overall risk posture.

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