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Kenna Security Case Study

Capital One Uk


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

“Kenna reporting is quick and responsive and provided clear details of vulnerabilities.”


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
    • 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+
    • CVSS 9+
    • CVSS 10
  • 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 provides meaningful and actionable data for remediation (remediation intelligence)
    • Kenna aggregates data and reporting from multiple tools (vuln scanners, CMDB, discovery)
    • Kenna includes multiple threat intel feeds (eliminating the need for subscription)


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%

About This Data

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