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  • "Nowadays, your vulnerability applications are going to be kind of pricey because lots of them, including Rapid7, are based upon a base price, but then they add in the nodes. That's where they get you. If you're a big network, obviously, you need to scan everything. Therefore, it's going to be costly. The risk and insurance money associated with having ransomware on my networks is going to cost me more money, time, and marketing than the price of the tool. That's why I'm speaking only as an information security officer to security operations. This is the tool that is there in my toolbox to say whether we vulnerable or not. At this point, I don't care about how much it costs my company to have it because if I wasn't able to report it and we got ransomware, then who cares? I'm probably going to be out of business because it happened. That's why I don't care about the price. I have it, and I could use it effectively and do my report. At the end of the day, even if we get ransomware, as long as I reported it, followed my protocol, and put in the change, irrespective of whether it was ignored or denied, I did my job."
  • "We pay approximately $2,500 on a yearly basis."
  • "We have a subscription, the licensing fees are paid yearly, and I am using the latest version."
  • "We incurred a single cost for a perpetual license, although I cannot comment on the price as this is above my management level."
  • "The price is reasonable."
  • "In general, it is extremely expensive."
  • "The price of the solution is reasonable."
  • "One problem with Tenable is its pricing policy. Optimal results can be achieved with Greenbone Solutions which has much more friendly pricing policies."
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    Kenna Security, Kenna, Kenna Security Platform
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    Overview

    Prioritize remediation based on empirically calculated risk metrics, and get continuous reports on your risk posture and security team performance.

    Nessus Professional is the industry’s most widely deployed assessment solution for identifying the vulnerabilities, configuration issues, and malware that attackers use to penetrate your, or your customer's network. With the broadest coverage, the latest intelligence, rapid updates, and an easy-to-use interface, Nessus offers an effective and comprehensive vulnerability scanning package for one low cost.

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    Sample Customers
    TransUnion
    Bitbrains, Tesla, Just Eat, Crosskey Banking Solutions, Covenant Health, Youngstown State University
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company28%
    Comms Service Provider19%
    Financial Services Firm11%
    Real Estate/Law Firm5%
    REVIEWERS
    Financial Services Firm17%
    Healthcare Company13%
    Security Firm13%
    Manufacturing Company13%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company25%
    Comms Service Provider21%
    Government10%
    Financial Services Firm6%
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    Small Business38%
    Midsize Enterprise33%
    Large Enterprise29%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business16%
    Midsize Enterprise24%
    Large Enterprise60%
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    Kenna.VM is ranked 18th in Vulnerability Management while Tenable Nessus is ranked 1st in Vulnerability Management with 24 reviews. Kenna.VM is rated 0.0, while Tenable Nessus is rated 8.2. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Tenable Nessus writes "Easy to use, good support, and gives full reports of what's vulnerable per device". Kenna.VM is most compared with Rapid7 InsightVM, RiskSense, Qualys VM, Tenable SC and ZeroNorth, whereas Tenable Nessus is most compared with Rapid7 InsightVM, Qualys VM, Tenable.io Vulnerability Management and Tenable SC.

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