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Top 10 Vulnerability Management Solution Companies - 2021

Cyber threats and attacks are on the rise for industrial, manufacturing and critical infrastructure organizations. Many of these threats are the result of vulnerabilities present in the organization’s OT systems. Targeted threat actors or untargeted ransomware attacks can exploit these vulnerabilities to gain access into industrial networks for financial gain or to interrupt operations.

The rise of cyber threats are due to factors such as the acceleration of IIoT technology and digital transformation such as Industry 4.0 in manufacturing, an increase in remote work and remote access amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and the prevalence of ransomware.

A cybersecurity practice that has remained in the spotlight over the course of recent years is vulnerability management. For most enterprises and individuals, vulnerability management starts and ends at scanning tools- which is a dangerous approach that actually causes more harm than good. Usually, companies are firm in their belief that investing in an “industry-favorite” vulnerability scanner will effectively enable them to better assess, and manage the threats facing them, which could not be further away from the reality of the situation.

The primary reason as to why most organizations fail to hit the mark as far as effective vulnerability management is concerned is simple- companies usually have a pretty skewed idea of what vulnerability management is, in the first place. For most enterprises, the entire notion of vulnerability management revolves around scanning an organization’s network for any threats. The greatest flaw with this definition of vulnerability management is that it overlooks crucial aspects of vulnerability management, which includes high-level processes such as the discovery, reporting, and prioritization of vulnerabilities, along with formulating effective responses to the discovered threats. In addition to these four key aspects, a strong vulnerability management framework tends to focus more on the larger cybersecurity picture and works in a cyclic manner, where one sub-process flows naturally into the next, which ultimately results in the reduction of business risk.

In the ever-evolving threat landscape of today, and the growing reliance of enterprises on cybersecurity tools- vulnerability management is no longer another “IT expense,” rather it is a crucial aspect of survival in the current digital landscape.

We present to you, “Top 10 Vulnerability Management Solution Providers - 2021.”

Top Vulnerability Management Solution Companies

F-Secure offers a comprehensive, easy-to-deploy, all-in-one vulnerability scanning and management platform supporting organizations' security programs with clear, actionable, and prioritized visibility into real risks. F-Secure addresses small and medium-sized enterprises (SME), empowering them to protect their business continuity through effective vulnerability management. Unlike many other vulnerability management solutions on the market today, F-Secure features web crawling technology, called Internet Asset Discovery. With this, users can fulfil a wide variety of tasks ranging from threat assessment to business intelligence.

www.f-secure.com

Flexera is an enterprise security company that provides vulnerability management solutions to the industry, to address the risks associated with cybersecurity. The company helps businesses create effective software vulnerability management processes that reduce security risk by prioritizing and optimizing strategies for managing software vulnerabilities and mitigating exposure. Flexera delivers management solutions to Information Technology (IT) enterprises to accelerate their ROI on invested technology.

flexera.com

GFI Software offers comprehensive software capabilities that allow customers to secure their networks and endpoints, communicate and collaborate effectively, and monitor and optimize their network performance. GFI Software’s ultimate mission is to provide easy-to-use, easy-to-deploy, scalable, and affordable software solutions to help SMBs overcome their IT and business-related challenges. It does this with value-priced individual products, and the GFI Unlimited subscription offering multiple capabilities.

www.gfi.com

The company holds extensive experience in providing cybersecurity solutions for cloud and on-premise SAP applications, including S/4HANA and HANA platforms. Layer Seven Security is the SAP partner behind the award-winning Cybersecurity Extension for SAP Solution Manager. Layer Seven Security provides clients with the technology that enables them to automate their vulnerability management, perform daily security scans to identify security weaknesses, give them recommendations to fix issues and harden their systems, and better identify and implement the necessary patches

layersevensecurity.com

Qualys provides organizations a unified view of its IT security and compliance posture on demand and from any web browser. The Qualys guard cloud platform enables clients to fully automate the full spectrum of auditing, compliance and protection of IT systems and web applications. Also, Qualys provides two groundbreaking services CertView and CloudView to help organizations gain visibility of their Digital Certificates and Cloud Assets.

qualys.com

Acunetix

Acunetix

Acunetix was founded to combat the alarming rise in web attacks. Its flagship product, is the result of several years of work by a team of highly experienced web security developers. Acunetix brings an extensive feature-set of both automated and manual penetration testing tools, enabling security analysts to perform a complete vulnerability assessment, and repair detected threats, with just the one product.

Beyond Security

Beyond Security

Beyond Security is a global leader in automated vulnerability assessment and compliance solutions - enabling businesses and governments to accurately assess and manage security weaknesses in their networks, applications, industrial systems and networked software at a fraction of the cost of human-based penetration testing. Beyond Security's automated, accurate and simple tools protect the networks and software development life cycle of SMEs across the globe.

Netsparker

Netsparker

Netsparker develops a leading-edge web application vulnerability scanning solution. The combination of accurate scanning with proprietary automatic exploitation technology brought Netsparker early success, and the company is now a recognized leading player in the web application security industry. Netsparker can identify vulnerabilities in both legacy and modern web applications, regardless of the underlying architecture or platform.

Tenable

Tenable

Tenable®, Inc. is the Cyber Exposure company. Over 30,000 organizations around the globe rely on Tenable to understand and reduce cyber risk. As the creator of Nessus®, Tenable extended its expertise in vulnerabilities to deliver the world’s first platform to see and secure any digital asset on any computing platform. Tenable customers include more than 50 percent of the Fortune 500, more than 30 percent of the Global 2000 and large government agencies.

Tripwire

Tripwire

Tripwire delivers the technology and expertise to stay on top of unauthorized changes, vulnerabilities and weaknesses, and drifts outside your security policy. The firm has more than 40 patents under its belt and never stops inventing new ways to detect issues and defeat intruders. The firm protects the world’s leading organizations against the most damaging cyber attacks.