PRODUCT REVIEW – Edgescan makes fullstack vulnerability management easy

PRODUCT REVIEW – Edgescan makes fullstack vulnerability management easy



Supplier: Edgescan


Website: www.edgescan.com


Price: Based on assets


Scores


Performance 5/5


Features 5/5


Value for Money 4/5


Ease of Use 5/5


Overall 5/5


Verdict: Fullstack vulnerability management made easy – Edgescan does all the hard work so you don’t have to


The pandemic has undoubtedly led to a massive surge in cyber-attacks but even as restrictions start to ease, businesses can’t afford to relax as these threats will keep evolving and continue long into the future. Vulnerability assessment, management and mitigation are critical to survival in this harsh landscape but far too many businesses rely only on automated solutions which can leave gaping holes in their cyber defences.


One of the biggest problems with vulnerability assessment automation is assessment coverage and the number of inaccuracies, false positives and false negatives it can generate. Feeding these into a threat tracking system can be a complete waste of resources as security teams will spend valuable time chasing down false findings.


Edgescan takes an innovative approach to vulnerability assessment by combining machine-based analytics and automation with human intelligence. Coined ‘fullstack vulnerability intelligence’, Edgescan uses a two-fold approach allowing it to automate common, repetitive tasks but bring human decision making to more complex duties such as vulnerability validation, risk assessment and prioritization. It also covers both the web application layer and supporting host infrastructure.


Using dedicated teams of in-house security analysts combined with custom vulnerability automation, Edgescan sorts the wheat from the chaff and presents its findings to customers showing clearly where they should be directing their resources. It manually validates threat feeds ensuring only actionable ..