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Likelihood to Recommend

AWS Config

It's really good if your infrastructure services is all in AWS, that means everything could be audited and monitored using AWS config. You also can create alarms to notify you or your team about any changes on your AWS resources which is very useful to prevent abuse if you have a fairly large team. It's also very useful whenever some third party wants to audit your AWS resources, if you have a fairly comprehensive AWS config configured, the auditing process will be easy since they only need to look at your AWS config setup.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tenable.io

Tenable.io is a cost effective Internal and External scanner. The Internal scanner came with a .ova, so it was very simple and quick to deploy it into our ESXi environment. It has a cloud-based dashboard for management and the internal scanner is configured to auto-update from Tenable.io. The license came with 4 External PCI scans (with remediation) a year.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

AWS Config

  • It can help you define rules for provisioning and configuring of your AWS. We use it for this purpose.
  • It maintains configuration history. So you can use the AWS Management Console, API, or CLI to obtain details of past configurations
  • It gives you a configuration snapshot of all of your AWS resources and you can store it in AWS S3.
  • You can integrate it with AWS CloudTrail to correlate configuration changes to particular events in your account.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tenable.io

  • Scans using on-site and cloud scanners, giving you visibility from different angles.
  • The best in the business when it comes to plugin accuracy and coverage.
Randy Munroe | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

AWS Config

  • Vendor lock-in, no easy migration path for example if you want to move some workloads to Azure, you'd not be able to lift and shift.
  • Only at an AWS resource perspective - cannot do desired state configuration at an OS level (which makes sense but be good if you could even as a separate feature within AWS Config).
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tenable.io

  • There doesn't seem to be a feature to replicate a previous scan with the same IP addresses as before. You have to manually enter them each time.
  • It would be nice to be able to see the DNS (such as hovering to see it) without having to click on the actual IP address under the specific vulnerability.
  • It would be nice to be able to sort the vulnerabilities found in different ways. There are some options available, but more would be a plus.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

AWS Config

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Tenable.io

Tenable.io 9.0
Based on 1 answer
We like to renew tenable each year we have had it so far.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

AWS Config

AWS Config 9.6
Based on 4 answers
The performance has never been an issue for us, the dashboard gives us real-time monitoring and the alert sends us the notification within less than a minute of it happening, this applies to all of the monitored resources on AWS. However we can't (or probably haven't figured out how to) integrate with any other third party services, so we can't really evaluate how it integrates with other services
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tenable.io

No score
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Support Rating

AWS Config

No score
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Tenable.io

Tenable.io 8.9
Based on 4 answers
Support is usually really great at walking you through any steps you need to take when you get stuck on something. There are a few false positives and errors that have come up over the years that required their help to get through. Unfortunately, the steps required to diagnose some problems are more tedious than I think should be necessary. (IE: SQL instances can throw errors that clog up your logs because one plugin affects it in a certain way. The process to diagnose this is to watch timestamps of plugins in a log while monitoring the SQL logs at the same time and using your best guess as to what is causing it.)
Randy Munroe | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

AWS Config

I do not know or have used any other product in AWS cloud space that matches what AWS Config provides. We have some custom built monitoring and governance, however that is there because AWS Config does not provide it currently.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tenable.io

Tenable.io has a comparable set of features, with excellent support and a competitive price. After less than desirable experiences with another company, we moved to Tenable and haven't looked back since.
Matthew White | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

AWS Config

  • Security awareness. With multiple teams deploying provides easy visibility on any security risks. Security breaches would have a substantial impact on business so a vital investment with little costs.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Tenable.io

  • Our customers are requiring monthly internal scans and yearly external scans. Getting both in one was very convenient.
  • The time saved no longer having to manually check servers, switches, and firewall for vulnerabilities. The automated scans have allowed me more time to remediate the issues.
  • Having a third party shows the vulnerabilities and severity, has been helpful with persuading management the necessity of updates and upgrades.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

AWS Config

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Tenable.io

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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