Gartner Research

Competitive Landscape: Vulnerability Assessment, Worldwide, 2011

Published: 30 March 2011

ID: G00211685

Analyst(s): Lawrence Pingree


This research examines the significant technological trends in the vulnerability assessment market, profiles the major competitors, analyzes market dynamics and illustrates the competitive forces vendors must pay attention to.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview


  • Competitive Situation and Trends
    • Market Definition
  • Market Trends
    • Cloud-Based Perimeter Assessment Services
    • Virtualized Scan Appliances
    • Configuration Compliance
  • The Future of Competition
    • Public-Cloud-Based Management Portals
    • Governance Risk and Compliance
    • Automated Penetration Testing Integration
  • Context-Aware Vulnerability Management
    • How Context Applies to Vulnerability Management in the Cloud
  • The Energy-Saver Challenge
  • Public Cloud Management Console Multitenancy and Unified Reporting
    • Multitenancy
    • Unified Multicloud Reporting
  • Competitive Profiles
    • eEye Digital Security
    • Tenable Network Security
    • Qualys
    • McAfee
    • nCircle
    • Rapid7
    • Emerging Vendors
    • Other VA Providers

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