Anonymous UserIT Consultant Supervisor at a financial services firm
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The reporting features are good and there are many built-in reports that can be quickly configured."
"The most valuable feature is that it provides a simple English recommendation on actions that you need to take once a vulnerability is discovered."
"Technical support is fantastic."
"The most valuable features are vulnerability detection and the scanning capability to enable identification of vulnerabilities across our network."
"What I like about Qualys VM is the dashboard presentation. It's very good."
"It's a good product. After the scan our internet works well. It scans our security posture."
"It is very easy to use and there are lots of options. We can usually easily go through it and all of the things we want to configure, and we can configure everything to our specifications very easily."
"The initial setup was good. We didn't have any problems with it."
"Technical support is great and we've never really had a problem."
"The features that are most valuable are the identification, scan features, and the identification of vulnerabilities."
"Building policies is not that easy. There are some things that are turned off by default, for example, displaying values."
"The interface could be improved by having sub-groups of tests, ultimately making the process of collecting tests faster."
"It's quite complex on the way it is set up, so it takes a fair bit of time in order to get your head around it in order to deploy it. Once you've deployed it, then you're never confident on the versions of the browsers and the SSL certificates, etc. You have to always go back into Qualys and check."
"I would like to see this solution more developed and competitive in the Cloud space."
"The customer support is very bad."
"The reporting needs improvement. It should generate much more stuff like field reports."
"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 ability to manage user accounts and give rights to the operator to know about abnormalities of applications is something that needs improvement."
"We are moving away from Qualys to Defender ATP because I find that Defender ATP is much better at prioritizing the vulnerabilities that I should be looking at."
"I would like to see more accuracy in detections, better reporting capabilities, and better dashboard download capabilities."
"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."
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IBM Guardium Vulnerability Assessment scans data infrastructures (databases, data warehouses and big data environments) to detect vulnerabilities, and suggests remedial actions. The solution identifies exposures such as missing patches, weak passwords, unauthorized changes and misconfigured privileges.
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.
IBM Guardium Vulnerability Assessment is ranked 12th in Vulnerability Management with 2 reviews while Qualys VM is ranked 3rd in Vulnerability Management with 12 reviews. IBM Guardium Vulnerability Assessment is rated 8.0, while Qualys VM is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of IBM Guardium Vulnerability Assessment writes "Good reporting, integrates well, and vulnerability assessments can be performed quickly". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Qualys VM writes "Easy to use and scalable but needs to be priced more competitively". IBM Guardium Vulnerability Assessment is most compared with Tenable Nessus and Tenable.io Vulnerability Management, whereas Qualys VM is most compared with Tenable Nessus, Tenable SC, Rapid7 InsightVM and Zscaler Internet Access. See our IBM Guardium Vulnerability Assessment vs. Qualys VM report.
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