TechValidate Research on Kenna.VM

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246 Customers Surveyed

1,952 Data Points Collected

167 Published TechFacts

9 Published Charts

62 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Kenna Security Customer Testimonial

IT teams are more aware of the vulnerabilities on their servers and are more conscious of getting them patched more frequently.

IT Security Engineer, S&P 500 Banking Company

Kenna Security Customer Satisfaction Rating

A Senior Information Security Assurance Consultant at a large enterprise transportation services company would be very likely to recommend Kenna Security for this reason:

Excellent platform, fast, simple to use, excellent customer service.

Kenna Security Case Study

Bandwidth.Com, Inc.

Introduction

This case study of Bandwidth.com, Inc. is based on an October 2019 survey of Kenna Security customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Kenna has become the sole-solution used by both Information Security and partner IT and development teams for current vulnerability and risk status of the environment, as well as high level reporting and threat intelligence gathering.”

Challenges

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

  • Vulnerability management challenges they experienced that led them to implement the Kenna Security Platform:
    • No way to quantify or measure risk from vulnerabilities

Use Case

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

  • Approaches used to prioritize vulnerabilities prior to Kenna:
    • We created our own matrix based on CVSS criteria
  • How they evaluate the success of their Kenna Security platform implementation:
    • Kenna risk score reduction
    • Reduction in vulnerability investigation time
    • SLA Adherence
    • Reduction in reporting time
  • Kenna’s primary advantage(s) over other vulnerability management platforms:
    • Kenna goes beyond basic risk scoring and tells them what they need to fix first
    • Kenna provides awareness of how much risk is in their environment
    • Kenna is updated continuously with real-time information
    • Kenna includes multiple threat intel feeds (eliminating the need for subscription)

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Kenna Security:

  • Reduction of time spent on the following activities, since using Kenna:
    • Time spent on Vulnerability Investigation: over 75%
    • Time spent on remediation: 0%
    • Time spent on reporting: over 75%

Kenna Security Case Study

HealthCare Partners Medical Group

Introduction

This case study of HealthCare Partners Medical Group is based on an October 2019 survey of Kenna Security customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Kenna Security has enabled our organization to shift from count-based vulnerability management to a true risk-based approach, significantly reducing our vulnerability exposure and overall risk.”

“We like how it aggregates the Nexpose consoles as well as provides an easy way to show metrics.”

Challenges

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

  • Vulnerability management challenges they experienced that led them to implement the Kenna Security Platform:
    • Too many vulnerabilities with no way to effectively prioritize
    • No way to quantify or measure risk from vulnerabilities
    • Giving application owners access to a centralized location. Managing users in each console would have been too much work.

Use Case

  • Approach used to prioritize vulnerabilities prior to Kenna:
    • Use rating system from scanner
  • How they evaluate the success of their Kenna Security platform implementation:
    • Kenna risk score reduction
    • Reduction in reporting time
  • Kenna’s primary advantage(s) over other vulnerability management platforms:
    • Kenna goes beyond basic risk scoring and tells them what they need to fix first
    • Kenna aggregates data and reporting from multiple tools (vuln scanners, CMDB, discovery)

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Kenna Security:

  • Reduction of time spent on the following activities, since using Kenna:
    • Time spent on Vulnerability Investigation: over 10%
    • Time spent on remediation: over 25%
    • Time spent on reporting: over 50%

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 Research

What criteria do you use to evaluate the success of your Kenna Security platform implementation?

Kenna risk score reduction
76%
Reduction in Mean Time To Remediate (MTTR)
40%
Reduction in IT remediation time
31%
Reduction in vulnerability investigation time
30%
SLA Adherence
25%
Reduction in reporting time
23%


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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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