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NormShield feature-by-feature comparisons

Here are a couple of handy feature-by-feature comparisons to help you compare NormShield to the competition:
Capabilities
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Based on ten risk categories and 250+ control items but unknown amount of companies covered.
5 stars
2,000,000+ organizations scanned daily.
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170,000 supported organizations
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1,000,000+ companies rated.
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RiskRecon distills its assessment criteria into a single score from 0-10.
Usability and the learning curve
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Interface that grades risk categories from A to F.
5 stars
High-level summation of risk with the ability to drill down into precise technical details.
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Provides high-level summation of vendor risk allowing easy comparison of vendors.
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Simple interface for quick grade reports and charts.
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Provides risk prioritization based on your configured policy.
Community support
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Company and product blog.
5 stars
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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Company and product blog.
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Company and product blog.
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Company and product blog.
Release rate
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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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Pricing and support
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Public pricing information is not available.
5 stars
UpGuard has a transparent pricing model which you can view here. UpGuard pricing starts at $5k/year and scales with your company.
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Public pricing information is not available. Pricing is reported to start at $20,000 plus $2,000-$2,500 per vendor per year.
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Public pricing information is not available. Reports say pricing starts at $16,500 for self-assessment plus five vendors, and additional vendors cost $1,500-$2,000 per vendor per year.
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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.
API and extensibility
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4 stars
UpGuard offers a standard API to pull data into other enterprise applications.
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Third-party integrations
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Integrates with Supply Wisdom and VendorInsight.
4 stars
Integrates with GRC platforms, ticketing systems like ServiceNow, and more.
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Offers integrations with RSA Archer GRC, CyberGRX, OneTrust Vendorpedia, ProcessUnity, MetricStream, and more.
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Offers integrations with GRC platforms such as RSA Archer.
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Offers integrations with GRC platforms such as RSA Archer, Sigma Ratings, Whistic, and more.
Customers
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Customers include Polk & Wardwell, LLP, a Fortune 500 retailer, and an OTC financial institution.
5 stars
NASA, the New York Stock Exchange (ICE), Morningstar, Akamai, Bill.com, IAG, and ADP. Read our customer stories.
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Customers include The University of North Florida, Snam, EPAM, and PROSA.
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Customers include Symantec, Pepsico, Two Sigma, and Stony Brook University.
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Customers include Informatica, Tufts Health Plan, University of San Francisco, and Sentara.
Predictive capabilities
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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.
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.
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The IP reputation methodology helps catch active malware installations, but that’s only one possible way a data breach can occur.
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The IP reputation methodology helps catch active malware installations, but that's only one possible way a data breach can occur. Yes, they use additional data but lack the transparency to prove the efficacy of their scores
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Focuses on third-party assessment across 11 security domains and 41 security criteria.
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Capabilities
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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Interface that grades risk categories from A to F.
Community support
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Company and product blog.
Release rate
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Pricing and support
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Public pricing information is not available.
API and extensibility
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Third-party integrations
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Integrates with Supply Wisdom and VendorInsight.
Customers
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Customers include Polk & Wardwell, LLP, a Fortune 500 retailer, and an OTC financial institution.
Predictive capabilities
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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
Capabilities
5 stars
2,000,000m+ 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
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 $5k/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
Integrates with GRC platforms, ticketing systems like ServiceNow, and more.
Customers
5 stars
NASA, the New York Stock Exchange (ICE), Morningstar, Akamai, Bill.com, IAG, and ADP. 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.
Security rating
UpGuard Security Rating
Capabilities
Star rating
170,000 supported organizations
Usability and the learning curve
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Provides high-level summation of vendor risk allowing easy comparison of vendors.
Community support
Star rating
Company and product blog.
Release rate
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Pricing and support
Star rating
Public pricing information is not available. Pricing is reported to start at $20,000 plus $2,000-$2,500 per vendor per year.
API and extensibility
Star rating
Third-party integrations
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Offers integrations with RSA Archer GRC, CyberGRX, OneTrust Vendorpedia, ProcessUnity, MetricStream, and more.
Customers
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Customers include The University of North Florida, Snam, EPAM, and PROSA.
Predictive capabilities
Star rating
The IP reputation methodology helps catch active malware installations, but that’s only one possible way a data breach can occur.
Security rating
UpGuard Security Rating
Capabilities
Star rating
1,000,000+ companies rated.
Usability and the learning curve
Star rating
Simple interface for quick grade reports and charts.
Community support
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Company and product blog.
Release rate
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Pricing and support
Star rating
Public pricing information is not available. Reports say pricing starts at $16,500 for self-assessment plus five vendors, and additional vendors cost $1,500-$2,000 per vendor per year.
API and extensibility
Star rating
Third-party integrations
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Offers integrations with GRC platforms such as RSA Archer.
Customers
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Customers include Symantec, Pepsico, Two Sigma, and Stony Brook University.
Predictive capabilities
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The IP reputation methodology helps catch active malware installations, but that's only one possible way a data breach can occur. Yes, they use additional data but lack the transparency to prove the efficacy of their scores
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UpGuard Security Rating
Capabilities
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RiskRecon distills its assessment criteria into a single score from 0-10.
Usability and the learning curve
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Provides risk prioritization based on your configured policy.
Community support
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Company and product blog.
Release rate
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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
Third-party integrations
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Offers integrations with GRC platforms such as RSA Archer, Sigma Ratings, Whistic, and more.
Customers
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Customers include Informatica, Tufts Health Plan, University of San Francisco, and Sentara.
Predictive capabilities
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Focuses on third-party assessment across 11 security domains and 41 security criteria.
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