How does Digital Shadows compare to the competition?

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Digital Shadows feature-by-feature comparisons

Here are a couple of handy feature-by-feature comparisons to help you compare Digital Shadows to the competition.
Capabilities
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Detects assets that are exposed or impersonated across a broad range of online sources across the surface web, document stores, deep and dark web, and technical sources.
5 stars
2,000,000+ organizations scanned daily.
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Continuously monitors 150,000+ companies.
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Offers cybersecurity ratings and deep reporting capabilities to help businesses surface and manage cyber risks
Star rating
Based on ten risk categories and 250+ control items but unknown amount of companies covered.
Usability and the learning curve
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Digital risk management service that configures key assets, collects from hard-to-reach sources, analyzes and identify risks, and mitigates the impact.
5 stars
High-level summation of risk with the ability to drill down into precise technical details.
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Combines machine analytics with human expertise to produce intelligence for risk mitigation. Recorded Future’s platform categories, links, and analyses this intelligence in real-time to provide clear insights for users via its Security Intelligence Graph.
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Provides dashboard visibility for risk prioritization based on configured policy. Cloud based platform offers minimal need for installation.
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Interface that grades risk categories from A to F.
Community support
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Their weekly podcast highlights key findings of primary-source research their Intelligence Team is conducting, along with discussions on the latest threat actors, campaigns, security events and industry news.
5 stars
UpGuard Summit brings together a community of security leaders from leading companies, explores the future of security and helps businesses stay secure. The UpGuard cybersecurity and risk management blog is updated four times a week and our breach research blog has uncovered and secured some of the largest data breaches.
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The Recorded Future Podcast deep dives into cyber threat intelligence and provides industry insights. The Recorded Future Blog covers Intelligence analysis, industry perspectives, product updates, and company news.
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Offers a customer user academy, consistently updated company blog, coverage of critical global security events, and a regular webinar schedule for sharing best practices.
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Company and product blog.
Release rate
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Based on their website, unknown frequency of product updates.
4 stars
UpGuard has adopted DevOps principles internally to develop, test, and release software continuously, ensuring fast, consistent, and safe releases.
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The frequency of Recorded Future’s updates is not stated on the website.
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RiskRecon does not appear to publicly share regular release rates, roadmaps, or documentation for solution updates.
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Pricing and support
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Pricing not available on the website. The reviews suggest low total cost of ownership.
5 stars
UpGuard has a transparent pricing model which you can view here. UpGuard pricing starts at $5,249k/year and scales with your company.
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Pricing for Recorded Future’s platform is not available on the website. Online product reviews suggest that it's priced higher than some competitors.
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Public pricing information is not available. Pricing is reported to start at $10,000 and increases based on the number of vendors monitored.
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Public pricing information is not available.
API and extensibility
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RESTful APIs and other integrations allow integration to Digital Shadow's intelligence.
4 stars
UpGuard offers a standard API to pull data into other enterprise applications.
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Offers a standard API to create extensibility for RiskRecon cybersecurity ratings.
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Offers a standard API to create extensibility for RiskRecon cybersecurity ratings.
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Third-party integrations
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Integrates with technology partners like Symantec, Splunk, ServiceNow, IBM Radar and more.
4 stars
Connect UpGuard with over 4,000+ apps using our Zapier integration.
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Integrates with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM); Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR); endpoint security (EDR); incident response systems; vulnerability management tools, like AWS, Splunk, ServiceNow, Slack and more
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Offers integrations with GRC platforms, such as RSA Archer, Sigma Ratings, Whistic, and more.
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Integrates with Supply Wisdom and VendorInsight.
Customers
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Major customers include Sophos, Freshfields, and Pret a Manger.
5 stars
The New York Stock Exchange (ICE), Morningstar, TDK, PagerDuty, Hopin, and IAG. Read our customer stories.
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Major customers include Accenture, DuPont, Fujitsu, GAP, and McAfee.
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Major customers include Informatica, Tufts Health Plan, University of San Francisco, and Sentara.
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Customers include Polk & Wardwell, LLP, a Fortune 500 retailer, and an OTC financial institution.
Predictive capabilities
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Have solutions for brand protection, dark web monitoring, data leakage detection, Threat Intelligence, technical leakage detection and attack surface management. Human analysts filter out false positives before they are delivered to customers.
5 stars
As UpGuard checks for misconfigurations across your Internet footprint, many important breach vectors are covered, including phishing, ransomware susceptibility (like WannaCry), man-in-the-middle attacks, DNSSEC, vulnerabilities, email spoofing, domain hijacking, and DNS issues. Data leaks are automatically surfaced by the platform for your team to assess and close before they become breaches.
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The Recorded Future Intelligence Platform delivers real-time insights from open source, dark web, technical sources, and original research. Users can access these insights via the Security Intelligence Graph to proactively mitigate identified risks.
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Allows users to implement a baseline configuration within the RiskRecon portal to match risk structures being used to manage enterprise and third-party risk. Risks monitored provide visibility into email security, application security, network filtering, and more.
Star rating
Performs non-intrusive checks including passive DNS, attack surface detection, passive vulnerability scanning, DNS health, SSL/TLS strength, and email security, as well as asset reputation, credential compromises, hacktivist shares, social media monitoring, dark web search, cloud delivery network security, fraudulent apps, and DDoS detection. They do not, however, provide real transparency into the efficacy of these checks.
Security rating
UpGuard Security Rating
UpGuard Security Rating
UpGuard Security Rating
UpGuard Security Rating
UpGuard Security Rating
Capabilities
Star rating
Detects assets that are exposed or impersonated across a broad range of online sources across the surface web, document stores, deep and dark web, and technical sources.
Usability and the learning curve
Star rating
Digital risk management service that configures key assets, collects from hard-to-reach sources, analyzes and identify risks, and mitigates the impact.
Community support
Star rating
Their weekly podcast highlights key findings of primary-source research their Intelligence Team is conducting, along with discussions on the latest threat actors, campaigns, security events and industry news.
Release rate
Star rating
Based on their website, unknown frequency of product updates.
Pricing and support
Star rating
Pricing not available on the website. The reviews suggest low total cost of ownership.
API and extensibility
Star rating
RESTful APIs and other integrations allow integration to Digital Shadow's intelligence.
Third-party integrations
Star rating
Integrates with technology partners like Symantec, Splunk, ServiceNow, IBM Radar and more.
Customers
Star rating
Major customers include Sophos, Freshfields, and Pret a Manger.
Predictive capabilities
Star rating
Have solutions for brand protection, dark web monitoring, data leakage detection, Threat Intelligence, technical leakage detection and attack surface management. Human analysts filter out false positives before they are delivered to customers.
Security rating
UpGuard Security Rating
Capabilities
5 stars
2,000,000+ organizations scanned daily.
Usability and the learning curve
5 stars
High-level summation of risk with the ability to drill down into precise technical details.
Community support
5 stars
UpGuard Summit brings together a community of security leaders from leading companies, explores the future of security and helps businesses stay secure. The UpGuard cybersecurity and risk management blog is updated four times a week and our breach research blog has uncovered and secured some of the largest data breaches.
Release rate
4 stars
UpGuard has adopted DevOps principles internally to develop, test, and release software continuously, ensuring fast, consistent, and safe releases.
Pricing and support
5 stars
UpGuard has a transparent pricing model which you can view here. UpGuard pricing starts at $5,249k/year and scales with your company.
API and extensibility
4 stars
UpGuard offers a standard API to pull data into other enterprise applications.
Third-party integrations
4 stars
Connect UpGuard with over 4,000+ apps using our Zapier integration.
Customers
5 stars
The New York Stock Exchange (ICE), Morningstar, TDK, PagerDuty, Hopin, and IAG. Read our customer stories.
Predictive capabilities
5 stars
As UpGuard checks for misconfigurations across your Internet footprint, many important breach vectors are covered, including phishing, ransomware susceptibility (like WannaCry), man-in-the-middle attacks, DNSSEC, vulnerabilities, email spoofing, domain hijacking, and DNS issues. Data leaks are automatically surfaced by the platform for your team to assess and close before they become breaches.
Capabilities
Star rating
Continuously monitors 150,000+ companies.
Usability and the learning curve
Star rating
Combines machine analytics with human expertise to produce intelligence for risk mitigation. Recorded Future’s platform categories, links, and analyses this intelligence in real-time to provide clear insights for users via its Security Intelligence Graph.
Community support
Star rating
The Recorded Future Podcast deep dives into cyber threat intelligence and provides industry insights. The Recorded Future Blog covers Intelligence analysis, industry perspectives, product updates, and company news.
Release rate
Star rating
The frequency of Recorded Future’s updates is not stated on the website.
Pricing and support
Star rating
Pricing for Recorded Future’s platform is not available on the website. Online product reviews suggest that it's priced higher than some competitors.
API and extensibility
Star rating
Offers RESTful APIs to allow integration to Recorded Future’s automated intelligence.
Third-party integrations
Star rating
Integrates with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM); Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR); endpoint security (EDR); incident response systems; vulnerability management tools, like AWS, Splunk, ServiceNow, Slack and more
Customers
Star rating
Major customers include Accenture, DuPont, Fujitsu, GAP, and McAfee.
Predictive capabilities
Star rating
The Recorded Future Intelligence Platform delivers real-time insights from open source, dark web, technical sources, and original research. Users can access these insights via the Security Intelligence Graph to proactively mitigate identified risks.
Security rating
UpGuard Security Rating
Capabilities
Star rating
Offers cybersecurity ratings and deep reporting capabilities to help businesses surface and manage cyber risks
Usability and the learning curve
Star rating
Provides dashboard visibility for risk prioritization based on configured policy. Cloud based platform offers minimal need for installation.
Community support
Star rating
Offers a customer user academy, consistently updated company blog, coverage of critical global security events, and a regular webinar schedule for sharing best practices.
Release rate
Star rating
RiskRecon does not appear to publicly share regular release rates, roadmaps, or documentation for solution updates.
Pricing and support
Star rating
Public pricing information is not available. Pricing is reported to start at $10,000 and increases based on the number of vendors monitored.
API and extensibility
Star rating
Offers a standard API to create extensibility for RiskRecon cybersecurity ratings.
Third-party integrations
Star rating
Offers integrations with GRC platforms, such as RSA Archer, Sigma Ratings, Whistic, and more.
Customers
Star rating
Major customers include Informatica, Tufts Health Plan, University of San Francisco, and Sentara.
Predictive capabilities
Star rating
Allows users to implement a baseline configuration within the RiskRecon portal to match risk structures being used to manage enterprise and third-party risk. Risks monitored provide visibility into email security, application security, network filtering, and more.
Security rating
UpGuard Security Rating
Capabilities
Star rating
Based on ten risk categories and 250+ control items but unknown amount of companies covered.
Usability and the learning curve
Star rating
Interface that grades risk categories from A to F.
Community support
Star rating
Company and product blog.
Release rate
Star rating
Pricing and support
Star rating
Public pricing information is not available.
API and extensibility
Star rating
Third-party integrations
Star rating
Integrates with Supply Wisdom and VendorInsight.
Customers
Star rating
Customers include Polk & Wardwell, LLP, a Fortune 500 retailer, and an OTC financial institution.
Predictive capabilities
Star rating
Performs non-intrusive checks including passive DNS, attack surface detection, passive vulnerability scanning, DNS health, SSL/TLS strength, and email security, as well as asset reputation, credential compromises, hacktivist shares, social media monitoring, dark web search, cloud delivery network security, fraudulent apps, and DDoS detection. They do not, however, provide real transparency into the efficacy of these checks.
Security rating
UpGuard Security Rating
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