Cavirin vs RiskRecon

The emergence of the cyber risk assessment space marks a strategic shift in how enterprises handle digital threats, from traditional, ineffective security-centric approaches to blended frameworks that combine layered security and risk ...

Rapid7 vs Qualys

According to the Forbes Insights/BMC second annual IT Security and Operations Survey, 43 percent of enterprises plan on redoubling their patching and remediation efforts in 2017, citing patch automation investments as having the best ROI ...

Arachni vs OWASP ZAP

Penetration testing (pen testing) is crucial for developing and maintaining hardened, attack-resilient systems—these can be applications, nodes, or entire networks/environments. Specialized tools are readily available for discovering ...

ForeScout vs Tanium

IT admins managing expansive infrastructures require specialized tools for discovering IT assets living in their environments—no trivial task, considering the myriad of nodes connected at any given time: guest laptops, mobile devices, ...

Tripwire vs Qualys

In a recent report by Forbes and BMC, known vulnerabilities were cited as the leading cause of data breaches, accounting for 44 percent of security incidents. These statistics underscore the importance of proper vulnerability ...

Tanium vs IBM BigFix

You may have heard that perimeter security is dead, but rest assured, IT folks aren't about to do way with their corporate firewalls just yet. The perimeter is just one—albeit critical—dimension of your organization's digital attack ...

Tripwire vs Varonis

Data analytics continue to play an integral function in cybersecurity—from SIEM to advanced network-based intrusion detection (NID), today's leading solutions are heavily reliant on data science-backed, actionable threat intelligence to ...

Carbon Black vs CrowdStrike

Network and perimeter-based security remains a crucial pillar of enterprise resilience, but with the rise of new computing models like the cloud and mobile, more emphasis is being placed on protecting endpoints than ever before. And with ...

Tripwire vs OSSEC

Effective cybersecurity is no longer relegated to deep-pocketed enterprises—a myriad of open source solutions can offer adequate protection to the most cash-strapped of organizations. That said, there are some capabilities free just won't ...

Tripwire vs RedSeal

To survive in today's cyber threat landscape, enterprises increasingly rely on layered defenses to smooth out attack surfaces. A variety of tools are available to cover all parts of the security continuum: security information and event ...

AlienVault vs QRadar

It's not uncommon for organizations to encounter hundreds of security incidents on a daily basis—from the trivial poking and prodding of script kiddies to nefarious activities that constitute the inner workings of advanced persistent ...

Tripwire vs AIDE

Fee versus free, how do the two compare when it comes to intrusion detection? Specifically, how does the open source Advanced Intrusion Detection Environment (AIDE)—commonly referred to as the free Tripwire replacement—stack up against ...

FireEye vs Fortinet for Continuous Security

How does the fourth-largest network security company by revenue hold up against the first cybersecurity firm certified by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security? Fortinet's appliances and next generation firewalls (NGFW) have made it a ...

UpGuard Policy: 10 Essential Steps For Configuring a New Server

In our previous piece 10 Essential Steps for Configuring a New Server we walked through some of the best practices to follow when setting up a new Linux server. But how can you tell if your server is setup correctly? More importantly, how ...

Tenable vs Symantec for Continuous Security

Effective cybersecurity these days is a complex and multifaceted affair involving a myriad of approaches: intrusion detection/prevention, vulnerability detection, malware mitigation, security configuration management (SCM), security ...

Who's Regulating The Internet of Things?

Cyber security compliance standards exist to protect devices, data and people connected to the internet from the myriad threats facing them every day. For example, regulations like the North American Electric Reliability Corporation’s ...

Tripwire vs Industrial Defender for Compliance

When it comes to compliance, passing audits means providing adequate documentation that you've taken the necessary steps to secure your environment. Sometimes creating this documentation can be just as difficult as enacting the security ...

Tenable vs Qualys

Continuous security and vulnerability detection—both Tenable and Qualys have built industry-leading suites around these two cybersecurity disciplines. The latter in particular serves as a focal point for both vendors, with Tenable ...

Cisco vs FireEye for Continuous Security

Who provides better continuous security: the world's largest maker of networking equipment or the first cybersecurity firm certified by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security? Due to key acquisitions over the years, both Cisco and ...

Tenable vs McAfee...er Rapid7

Users of Intel Security’s McAfee Vulnerability Manager (MVM) have a choice to make before that product hits end-of-life in early 2018. They can either follow Intel Security to Rapid7’s Nexpose vulnerability monitor, or reassess their needs ...
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