How does RiskIQ compare to the competition?

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RiskIQ feature-by-feature comparisons

Here are a couple of handy feature-by-feature comparisons to help you compare RiskIQ to the competition:
Capabilities
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Primarily focuses on first-party risk rather than taking a holistic view of cybersecurity.
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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63,883 companies on the exchange.
Usability and the learning curve
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Its threat intelligence tool maps internet-facing assets and provides insights and prioritized remediation recommendations based on asset criticality, context, and threat severity.
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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Risks detailed on each point-in-time vendor assessment, which means you may not find new risks until the next assessment process. Remediation requests are not available. Their risk assessments align with NIST and ISO 27001.
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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Rumored to start at $35 per 1,000 analyzed pages per year or $150,000 per analyzed brand plus cumulative consumer downloads per year for mobile products.
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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There is no public pricing available for CyberGRX, making it hard to know how much you would pay without talking to them.
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 Cloudflare, Splunk, Crowdstrike, Qualys, Rapid7, ServiceNow, and more.
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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Integrates with BitSight, Optiv, and other platforms.
Customers
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Customers include Amazon, Disney, Box, Facebook, McKesson, Toyota, United, Pepsi, Rackspace, DocuSign, and American Express.
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 ADP, Blackstone, aetna, GV, and ClearSky.
Predictive capabilities
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Relies on first-party attack surface management by monitoring your digital footprint (websites, domains, public-facing assets, as well as javascript resources, and typosquatted domains), as well as external threats like phishing, deep and dark web discussions, email spoofing, and other cyber threats.
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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Relies on risk assessments that can become outdated as new zero-day exploits and security issues emerge. Additionally, CyberGRX provides no controls for capturing data loss incidents.
Security rating
UpGuard Security Rating
UpGuard Security Rating
UpGuard Security Rating
UpGuard Security Rating
UpGuard Security Rating
Capabilities
Star rating
Primarily focuses on first-party risk rather than taking a holistic view of cybersecurity.
Usability and the learning curve
Star rating
Its threat intelligence tool maps internet-facing assets and provides insights and prioritized remediation recommendations based on asset criticality, context, and threat severity.
Community support
Star rating
Company and product blog.
Release rate
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Pricing and support
Star rating
Rumored to start at $35 per 1,000 analyzed pages per year or $150,000 per analyzed brand plus cumulative consumer downloads per year for mobile products.
API and extensibility
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Third-party integrations
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Integrates with Cloudflare, Splunk, Crowdstrike, Qualys, Rapid7, ServiceNow, and more.
Customers
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Customers include Amazon, Disney, Box, Facebook, McKesson, Toyota, United, Pepsi, Rackspace, DocuSign, and American Express.
Predictive capabilities
Star rating
Relies on first-party attack surface management by monitoring your digital footprint (websites, domains, public-facing assets, as well as javascript resources, and typosquatted domains), as well as external threats like phishing, deep and dark web discussions, email spoofing, and other cyber threats.
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
Star rating
Provides high-level summation of vendor risk allowing easy comparison of vendors.
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 $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
Star rating
Company and product blog.
Release rate
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Pricing and support
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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.
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
Security rating
UpGuard Security Rating
Capabilities
Star rating
63,883 companies on the exchange.
Usability and the learning curve
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Risks detailed on each point-in-time vendor assessment, which means you may not find new risks until the next assessment process. Remediation requests are not available. Their risk assessments align with NIST and ISO 27001.
Community support
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Company and product blog.
Release rate
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Pricing and support
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There is no public pricing available for CyberGRX, making it hard to know how much you would pay without talking to them.
API and extensibility
Star rating
Third-party integrations
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Integrates with BitSight, Optiv, and other platforms.
Customers
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Customers include ADP, Blackstone, aetna, GV, and ClearSky.
Predictive capabilities
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Relies on risk assessments that can become outdated as new zero-day exploits and security issues emerge. Additionally, CyberGRX provides no controls for capturing data loss incidents.
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UpGuard Security Rating
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