TechValidate Research on Security and Software Management

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115 Customers Surveyed

555 Data Points Collected

16 Published TechFacts

2 Published Charts

2 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Security and Software Management Case Study

California State University Reduces CyberSecurity Risk by Prioritizing and Patching Vulnerabilities Twice as Fast

Introduction

This case study of California State University San Marcos is based on an October 2017 survey of Security and Software Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We use it to keep our software up to date and to close as many holes as we can in our all-around perimeter. It has helped us add another layer of protection in a fast-changing security world.”

Challenges

Before implementing Flexera the company faced challenges with the following:

  • Lack of visibility of hardware & software assets
  • Lack of accurate, timely information about new vulnerabilities
  • No integration between systems and processes across the business
  • Too many software vulnerabilities

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Security and Software Management that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Patch assessment
  • Prioritization of patches
  • Reporting on current state
  • Software packaging

Flexera helps company comply with:

  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with Security and Software Management:

  • Complete visibility of the patch status of their software
  • Identification and prioritization of security patches
  • Timely alerts about new software vulnerabilities
  • Automation of remediation

Cal State is able to identify and patch software vulnerabilities 2x as fast.

Security and Software Management Customer Research

Worried About GDPR? We Got This.

Which regulations does Flexera help your business comply with?

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
61%
Payment Card Industry Data Security (PCI DSS)
31%
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
12%

Security and Software Management Customer Research

Before Flexera, what were your top challenges managing software vulnerabilities?

Lack of accurate, timely information about new vulnerabilities
77%
Too many software vulnerabilities
62%
Lacked visibility of hardware & software assets
50%
No authority to dictate actions that have critical impact on compliance position
23%
No integration between systems and processes across the business
23%
Too many security incidents
12%

Security and Software Management Case Study

Kohl’s Corporation

Introduction

This case study of Kohl’s Corporation is based on an October 2017 survey of Security and Software Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Convenient packaging. It’s reduced time and errors. We use it to patch a large number of third party applications to be included in our Windows patching cycle.”

Challenges

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

  • Lack of visibility of hardware & software assets
  • Too many software vulnerabilities

Use Case

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

  • Vulnerability advisories
  • Software packaging
  • Flexera helps company comply with:
    • Payment Card Industry Data Security (PCI DSS)
  • Results

    Company achieved the following by implementing Flexera:

    • Identification and prioritization of security patches
    • Timely alerts about new software vulnerabilities
    • Automation of remediation
  • Utilizing Flexera, company is able to identify and patch software vulnerabilities 50% faster.
  • Security and Software Management Customer Statistic

    Get Help with PCI DSS Compliance

    34% of surveyed IT organizations comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security (PCI DSS) thanks to Flexera.

    Security and Software Management Customer Testimonial

    Improving Patch Efficiency

    It helps decrease the time spent on patching our 3rd party applications and ensuring that they are up to date.

    IT Specialist, State & Local Government Agency



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