TechValidate Research on Kenna Security

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28 Published Case Studies



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Kenna Security Case Study

Medium Enterprise Pharmaceuticals Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise pharmaceuticals 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 gives us great visibility into our existing vulnerabilities, and makes it easy to search for specific vulnerabilities or report on a single system or group of systems. This was significantly easier than searching through massive PDF scan reports for the info we needed.”

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
    • Inefficiencies in vulnerability remediation
  • Previously used the following to prioritize vulnerability scan data:
    • Other vulnerability management tool(s)

Use Case

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

  • Has been actively using the Kenna Security Platform for 1-2 years.
  • Kenna Security Platform features most important to them when evaluating competitive or alternative solutions:
    • 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 10%.

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%

Kenna Security Customer Satisfaction Rating

A Senior Cyber Consultant at a large enterprise telecommunications equipment company would be very likely to recommend Kenna Security for this reason:

In terms of helping to assess vulnerabilities and target remediation, there is no other tool like Kenna.

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

A Head of IT Architecture and Security at a large enterprise media & entertainment company would be very likely to recommend Kenna Security for this reason:

Kenna’s platform is easy to use and can be used for risk metrics.

Kenna Security Case Study

Educational Institution

Introduction

This case study of an educational institution is based on a November 2018 survey of Kenna Security customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Kenna has helped us prioritize vulnerabilities based off of risk. It has also helped us to create better visuals and reporting surrounding vulnerabilities.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled organization 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
    • No way to quantify or measure risk from vulnerabilities
    • Inefficiencies in vulnerability remediation
    • Inability to easily assign assets to admins
  • Previously used the following to prioritize vulnerability scan data:
    • Spreadsheets

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Kenna Security that the surveyed organization 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 organization 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
    • Transforming security data into actionable intelligence
    • 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%.


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About Kenna Security

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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