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Vulnerability Management
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"The risk context of any vulnerability is a valuable feature."

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"Qualys VM is very stable.""Technical support is great and we've never really had a problem.""The most recent is VMDR, which provides a comprehensive overview of how to detect, patch, and remediate specific vulnerabilities.""I like Qualys because it is a very complete product, more so than Tenable.""Great web application security for scanning.""The initial setup was good. We didn't have any problems with it.""Qualys VM's best feature is vulnerability management.""The integrations for this solution are very good. I use a different product for virtual patching of vulnerabilities and Qualys integrates well with that product."

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"An improvement would be some sort of an integration with any GRC suite."

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"Qualys VM's scanner doesn't pick up every vulnerability, so we have to use multiple scanners to cover that gap.""Sometimes we face a problem with accessing the tool and not getting an expected result. From a technology point of view, they need to look into this.""The reporting and the GUI need improvements.""The ability to manage user accounts and give rights to the operator to know about abnormalities of applications is something that needs improvement.""The price could be better. Asset view is still a legacy feature. I'm not able to extract the information about the asset with complete details. It would be better if they fixed that in the next release. I know Qualys is already working on it, so I'm hopeful it will be available in the next five or six months. That would be something that's changed where I seek improvement.""Sometimes the scanning can get overwhelmed and start to drag when a lot of users are trying to scan at once.""Endpoint stability and fault resolution could be improved.""The reporting and dashboards could improve in Qualys VM. However, they have improved since the previous versions."

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  • "I think the pricing is based on the number of endpoints, so it's more subscription-based."
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  • "They have recently changed the pricing model, which is now better than it was before."
  • "It is different for every company, but for us, it's every three years."
  • "Qualys is cheaper and more affordable than other solutions."
  • "The pricing and licensing for Qualys could be improved."
  • "We do see over $100,000 in terms of price, for mid-size programs. You likely will pay more than $100,000 without any discount. It is a bit pricey."
  • "I used to work there, so I never paid for the product. As an employee, we get a lifetime license for personal use, and that's what I'm using. It is a comprehensive platform, so there is a lot more to it. There could be other solutions that are probably a little bit cheaper, but it depends on what people need. Different people have different needs. It offers many things on the same platform. If you add all the things up, it should be cheaper, but I have not done any analysis specifically."
  • "There is a license for the use of this solution. We pay annually instead of monthly to receive a better discount on the price."
  • "Qualys VM is better suited for medium to large companies because the price can be too much for smaller customers."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:The risk context of any vulnerability is a valuable feature.
    Top Answer:I think the pricing is based on the number of endpoints, so it's more subscription-based. If you have 10 computers versus a million computers, obviously the pricing will change.
    Top Answer:An improvement would be some sort of an integration with any GRC suite. There are a lot of GRC suites available, like Archer, MetricStream, Rsam, Protiviti, for example. So how would a solution like… more »
    Top Answer:Qualys has a continuous endpoint monitoring feature for agent-based scanning. Once you deploy the solution, it monitors everything that is happening every 30 minutes. Then, if there are any… more »
    Top Answer:Qualys is a pay-as-you-go model, so there's flexibility to the pricing.
    Top Answer:They have everything covered as far as features are concerned, but Qualys should improve their customer experience. They need to improve the tech support experience and the turnaround time.
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    Also Known As
    Kenna Security, Kenna, Kenna Security Platform
    QualysGuard VM
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    Prioritize remediation based on empirically calculated risk metrics, and get continuous reports on your risk posture and security team performance.

    Qualys Vulnerability Management (VM) is a cloud-based service that gives you immediate, global visibility into where your IT systems might be vulnerable to the latest Internet threats and how to protect them. It helps you to continuously identify threats and monitor unexpected changes in your network before they turn into breaches.

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    Sample Customers
    Agrokor Group, American Specialty Health, American State Bank, Arval, Life:), Axway, Bank of the West, Blueport Commerce, BSkyB, Brinks, CaixaBank, Cartagena, Catholic Health System, CEC Bank, Cegedim, CIGNA, Clickability, Colby-Sawyer College, Commercial Bank of Dubai, University of Utah, eBay Inc., ING Singapore, National Theatre, OTP Bank, Sodexo, WebEx
    Top Industries
    Computer Software Company22%
    Comms Service Provider18%
    Financial Services Firm14%
    Insurance Company5%
    Financial Services Firm21%
    Comms Service Provider18%
    Healthcare Company11%
    Manufacturing Company11%
    Computer Software Company25%
    Comms Service Provider16%
    Financial Services Firm9%
    Company Size
    Small Business15%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise69%
    Small Business21%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise63%
    Small Business20%
    Midsize Enterprise18%
    Large Enterprise62%
    Buyer's Guide
    Vulnerability Management
    July 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Tenable Network Security, Qualys, Morphisec and others in Vulnerability Management. Updated: July 2022.
    621,548 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Kenna.VM is ranked 15th in Vulnerability Management with 1 review while Qualys VM is ranked 3rd in Vulnerability Management with 24 reviews. Kenna.VM is rated 8.0, while Qualys VM is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Kenna.VM writes "Offers contextual prioritization and risk-based remediation of vulnerability". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Qualys VM writes "Excellent continuous monitoring, helpful technical support, easy to scale, and simple to install". Kenna.VM is most compared with Tenable Nessus, Rapid7 InsightVM, Snyk, Balbix BreachControl and RiskSense, whereas Qualys VM is most compared with Tenable Nessus, Tenable SC, Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps, Rapid7 InsightVM and Vulnerability Management.

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