TechValidate Research on Cisco Vulnerability Management

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370 Customers Surveyed

2,872 Data Points Collected

190 Published TechFacts

10 Published Charts

98 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


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)
41%
Reduction in IT remediation time
31%
Reduction in vulnerability investigation time
30%
SLA Adherence
25%
Reduction in reporting time
23%

Kenna Security Customer Satisfaction Rating

An IT Manager at a small business transportation services company would be unlikely to recommend Kenna Security for this reason:

Easy reporting and quantification of risk from vulnerabilities.

Kenna Security Customer Testimonial

Used successfully can add to help prioritized points of action.

Chief Information Security Officer, Small Business Health Care Company

Kenna Security Case Study

Large Enterprise Food Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise food company is based on an October 2019 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 has allowed us to significantly reduce the time to plan our next steps to mitigate our vulnerability risks.”

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
    • High volume of security data lacking context for decision making
    • Inefficiencies in vulnerability remediation

Use Case

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

  • Approaches used to prioritize vulnerabilities prior to Kenna:
    • Use rating system from scanner
  • How they evaluate the success of their Kenna Security platform implementation:
    • Reduction in Mean Time To Remediate (MTTR)
    • Reduction in vulnerability investigation 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 meaningful and actionable data for remediation (remediation intelligence)
    • Kenna provides awareness of how much risk is in their environment
    • Kenna is updated continuously with real-time information
    • Kenna aggregates data and reporting from multiple tools (vuln scanners, CMDB, discovery)
    • Kenna includes multiple threat intel feeds (eliminating the need for subscription)
    • Kenna’s cloud platform scales elastically to virtually any organization size

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 50%
    • Time spent on remediation: over 50%
    • Time spent on reporting: over 75%

Kenna Security Customer Research

What approach did you use to prioritize vulnerabilities prior to Kenna?

CVSS 7+
19%
CVSS 8+
18%
CVSS 9+
15%
CVSS 10
18%
Use rating system from scanner
52%
Homegrown prioritization tool
28%

Kenna Security Case Study

Genpact Ltd

Introduction

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

“Kenna provides more comprehensive insight for organizational vulnerability status and provides a chance to prioritize and remediate within stipulated time. "

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
    • Inefficiencies in vulnerability remediation

Use Case

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

  • Approaches used to prioritize vulnerabilities prior to Kenna:
    • CVSS 7+
    • CVSS 8+
  • How they evaluate the success of their Kenna Security platform implementation:
    • Kenna risk score reduction
    • Reduction in IT remediation time
    • SLA Adherence
  • 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 meaningful and actionable data for remediation (remediation intelligence)
    • Kenna provides awareness of how much risk is in their environment
    • Kenna is updated continuously with real-time information

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 50%
    • time spent on remediation: over 50%
    • time spent on reporting: over 50%


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About Cisco Vulnerability Management

Cisco Vulnerability Management (formerly Kenna.VM) offers an effective, efficient way to reduce your risk profile using risk-based prioritization powered by data science. Rely on it to ID the vulnerabilities that put you at the greatest risk, create a self-service environment for remediation teams, set intelligent SLAs based on your risk tolerance, compare your risk posture against industry peers, deliver clear reports with intuitive metrics, and more.

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