Prime Vulnerability Management Tools

Prime Vulnerability Management Tools

Vulnerability management (VM) tools assess business networks for weaknesses. They find solutions, enabling them to fight the challenge. The tools suggest the action required to reduce the potency of a network attack. 

VM tools control occurring network attacks. They diminish network vulnerabilities, reducing reliance on peripheral intrusion detection technologies.  

Here are a few VM tools:

1. Qualys VMDR 2.0

Qualys VMDR 2.0 is deployable across complex hybrid environments. It also offers options for remote user protection. It focuses on assets and vulnerabilities per business risk.

The tool also reduces risk exposure and tracks risk levels with TruRisk. The solution automates operational tasks for vulnerability patching and management.

Qualys VMDR 2.0 identifies IoT and IT assets for a categorized inventory. It also comprises the on-premises device, application, cloud, and container inventory.

As per CIS benchmarks, the tool detects misconfigurations and vulnerabilities. Qualys VMDR 2.0 is ideal for businesses with complex environments. It is suitable for remote employees seeking robust VM capabilities.

2. BreachLock Vulnerability Assessment

BreachLock Vulnerability Assessment is a cloud-based (VA) platform. Businesses can access the platform using any browser.

The BreachLock VA system offers solid customer support. It allows companies to communicate with security professionals directly.  This SaaS-based solution is hosted on AWS, favoring businesses of all sizes.

The system schedules VA scans regularly which can be run on-demand scans on one or more assets.

Its reliable vulnerability detection detects and fixes security risks and its AI and ML algorithm reduces false positives.

3. Rapid7 InsightVM

Rapid7 InsightVM offers complete enterprise security. It provides risk prioritization with step-by-step instructions for effective remediation.

The tool has an efficient customer support team. The best value it provides, and the automated interface make it ideal for businesses that cant deploy sophisticated security teams.

It enables businesses to identify risks across all the virtualized and cloud infrastructures. Using this tool, businesses can view risks in real-time from their customizable and interactive dashboard. They can also track the progress of their security program.

They can assign remediation duties in real-time with IT-integrated Remediation Projects. The tool offers automated-assisted patching. The integrated threat feeds offer a threat outlook that enables businesses to take action against potential vulnerabilities quickly.

4. Tenable Nessus

Tenable Nessus is wholly portable and deployable on any platform. Businesses can find and assess their attack surface online for robust protection.

It offers dynamic plugins to enhance scan efficiency and performance. The tool discovers security issues in the software development lifecycle (SDLC) and provides many pre-configured templates to help businesses understand the threat location.

It lets businesses customize reporting and troubleshooting capabilities exportable in many formats, enabling enterprises to meet particular needs.

5. Tripwire IP360

Tripwire IP360 provides all-around on-premises and cloud protection. It has a scoring mechanism and easily integrates with current solutions.

The tool offers “Scalability and Adaptive Threat Protection”, which is useful for larger organizations that may require greater security and automation.

Tripwire IP360 offers complete network visibility. It ranks vulnerabilities as per age, ease of exploitation, and impact. Its unique fingerprinting technology adjusts scans to relevant applications and device types.

Its centralized management offers a simple web surface for reporting, workflow, and configuration.

Businesses can use the tool as a managed service. Tripwire ExpertOps service addresses short-staff needs and tight timelines. The service offers cloud-based infrastructure and personalized consulting. It is easy to use and comes with a subscription model.

6. GFI LanGuard

GFI LanGuard is a vulnerability scanning, patch management, and network auditing tool. It has patch management capabilities and compliance features. It manages and sustains end-to-end protection of hybrid networks, offering automatic visibility into every element.

It lets businesses group network elements for more efficient management. They can also view each element/group from a central management dashboard.

The solution is easily deployable. It scans the network to determine missing patches in third-party software and web browsers. Moreover, it uses over 60,000 known issues to determine non-patch vulnerabilities.

This tool lets businesses deploy patches automatically and centrally, even on single machines. The automated network security reports help companies comply with SOX, HIPAA, DSS, and PCI.

7. WithSecure Elements Vulnerability Management

WithSecure Elements Vulnerability Management is a simple vulnerability scanner. It scans assets, compliance, and the deep web. It brings VM, continuous behavioral analytics, and dynamic threat intelligence.

The tool offers an inexpensive cloud-based vulnerability scanner offering protection against advanced attacks and ransomware. It provides solid automation features, making it ideal for the security needs of SMBs.

Its web-crawling technology covers the entire attack surface automatically catching phishing sites, third-party scams, and brand violations.

Its highly automated module nature cuts down on time-consuming manual work. The centralized management dashboard monitors the current status of incidents and vulnerabilities. It also performs vulnerability scans with automatic detection and reporting.

The scanner meets PCI DSS compliance requirements. Businesses can use this tool in the cloud or as an outsourced managed service.

8. Holm Security VMP

Holm Security VMP detects vulnerabilities across the enterprise network and human assets. Its phishing module builds a human firewall.

It uses threat intelligence and enables businesses to understand potential threats.  The tool efficiently flags critical vulnerabilities and high-risk users.

The platform protects attack surfaces, like SaaS, IaaS, containers, and human assets. It offers phishing awareness, VM, and cloud security posture management (CSPM).

It also comprises phishing scam scenarios and simulations.

At the same time, it includes

  • behavioral reports
  • employee awareness training
  • customizable dashboards
  • reports for vulnerabilities
  • threat insights
  • Connects ticketing
  • SIEM, and CI/CD tools to simplify VM with automation.

9. Balbix

Balbix is a simple tool to install, and   mitigates vulnerabilities before hackers use them. The tool’s risk-based VM platform offers an end-to-end solution for timely and accurate vulnerability data.

It prioritizes vulnerabilities per business criticality, asset exposure, threats, and severity. its strength is the solid visibility it offers into the attack surface, including cloud and on-premises assets. It provides simple and configurable dashboards.

It defines remediation groups for business workloads and asset classes. Systematic exception handling allows businesses to track and revisit risk exceptions.

The tool allows businesses to gain insights into risk reduction progress. It also determines the VM tool’s business value. It is easy to install and has good customer support.

Also Read: AI-Driven Solutions for Proactive Vulnerability Management


VM demands the best features to meet the company’s security needs. Businesses must decide on the best cybersecurity solutions by the features they need.

The tool they choose must continuously monitor and scan for potential vulnerabilities. They must set notification rules and visualize the attack surface. It must automatically update and patch as well.

The best choice VM tool will offer reachability analysis for endpoints and secured assets. Moreover, the tool must provide customizable reporting on matters like policy-driven compliance reports.

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