We performed a comparison between Acunetix and Tenable Nessus based on real PeerSpot user reviews.Find out in this report how the two Vulnerability Management solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
"Out of all the features, the one item that has been most valuable is the fact that Wiz puts into context all the pieces that create an issue, and applies a particular risk evaluation that helps us prioritize when we need to address a misconfiguration, vulnerability, or any issue that would put our environment into risk."
"There is a lot of documentation on their website which makes setting it up and using it quite simple."
"The most valuable feature of Acunetix is the UI and the scan results are simple."
"The most valuable feature of the solution is the speed at which it can scan multiple domains in just a few hours."
"Acunetix is the best service in the world. It is easy to manage. It gives a lot of information to the users to see and identify problems in their site or applications. It works very well."
"Overall, it's a very good tool and a very good engine."
"The solution is the most dynamic one I have seen thus far."
"The most valuable feature of Tenable Nessus is the support it provides for any new vulnerabilities quickly."
"Nessus is effortless to integrate."
"The vulnerability scanner is the most valuable feature."
"Tenable Nessus is an absolutely stable and fantastic product."
"The features of Tenable Nessus that I have found most valuable are its reliability and its ability to collate a dependable output, where we are able to get the same vulnerability when we test manually. The output is quite reliable."
"It does exactly what you expect it to do, and its pricing is great. We couldn't really ask for a better deal."
"The ease of use is the primary valuable feature. This specific version is very straightforward. I like the ability to modify it and configure it based on the different policies."
"We wish there were a way, beyond providing visibility and automated remediation, to wait on a given remediation, due to a critical aspect, such as the cost associated with a particular upgrade... We would like to see preventive controls that can be applied through Wiz to protect against vulnerabilities that we're not going to be able to remediate immediately."
"While we do have it integrated with other solutions, it could still offer more integrations."
"The solution can be improved by adding the ability to scan subdomains automatically, and by providing reports that can be exported to external databases to share with other solutions."
"There are some versions of the solution that are not as stable as others."
"The only problem that they have is the price. It is a bit expensive, and you cannot change the number of applications for the whole year."
"The pricing is a bit on the higher side."
"Technically, it is an excellent and the best solution available in Libya. My only concern is related to its pricing. They are an emerging company in Libya, and they need to put in some effort to provide us with very good prices so that customers can go with the best solution. Chinese companies are getting into the market here, and they're providing very cheap solutions."
"Remediation needs improvement."
"Scans aren't done properly and some devices aren't pinged."
"Nessus' reporting could be more user-friendly."
"In terms of what could be improved, I would say its reporting portion."
"The reports are okay, but the interface is a bit difficult to navigate in some cases."
"The price could be reduced."
"I would like to have a management option after the network scanning."
Wiz is reinventing cloud security from the inside out.
We’re on a mission to help organizations effectively reduce risks in their Cloud and Kubernetes environments. Purpose-built for the unique complexities of multi-environment, multi-workload, and multi-project cloud estates, Wiz automatically correlates the critical risk factors to deliver actionable insights that don't waste time.
Wiz connects in minutes using a 100% API-based approach that scans both platform configurations and inside every workload. Our full security stack context surfaces the toxic combinations that show the attackers’ view to a breach. Security and development teams use Wiz workflows to proactively remove risks and prevent them from becoming breaches.
Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner is an automated web application security testing tool that audits your web applications by checking for vulnerabilities like SQL Injection, Cross site scripting, and other exploitable vulnerabilities.
Tenable Nessus is a vulnerability management solution that aims to empower organizations to be aware of threats that both they and their customers face. It is the most deployed scanner in the vulnerability management industry. Organizations that use this product have access to the largest continuously updated global library of vulnerability and configuration checks. They can stay ahead of threats that Tenable Nessus’s competitors may be unable to spot. Additionally, Tenable Nessus supports a greater number of technologies than its competitors.
Tenable Nessus Benefits
Some of the ways that organizations can benefit by deploying Tenable Nessus include:
Tenable Nessus Features
Reviews from Real Users
Tenable Nessus is a solution that stands out when compared to many of its competitors. Two major advantages it offers are its ease of use and its vulnerability scanning feature.
Rallis F., the principal security architect at a technology vendor, writes, “The ease of use is the primary valuable feature. This specific version is very straightforward. I like the ability to modify it and configure it based on the different policies.”
Sandip D., a cyber security expert at Birlasoft India Ltd, writes, “The vulnerability scanner is the most valuable feature. It's an important feature for us. We use the plugin output for that. It shows us the exact version of Nessus and what is needed for remediation. Based on that, we decide what should be remediated first to get the best result for security.”
Acunetix is ranked 11th in Vulnerability Management with 5 reviews while Tenable Nessus is ranked 1st in Vulnerability Management with 48 reviews. Acunetix is rated 8.2, while Tenable Nessus is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Acunetix writes "User-friendly and easy to set up but is a bit expensive". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Tenable Nessus writes "Easy to use, good support, and gives full reports of what's vulnerable per device". Acunetix is most compared with OWASP Zap, PortSwigger Burp Suite Professional, Invicti, Tenable.io Web Application Scanning and PortSwigger Burp Suite Enterprise Edition, whereas Tenable Nessus is most compared with Rapid7 InsightVM, Qualys VM, Tenable.io Vulnerability Management, Tenable.sc and Tripwire IP360. See our Acunetix vs. Tenable Nessus report.
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