GFI LanGuard vs. Rapid7 InsightVM

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
GFI LanGuard
Score 8.0 out of 10
N/A
GFI LanGuard is software used to manage and maintain end-point protection across a network. It provides visibility into all the elements in the network, helping to assess where there may be potential vulnerabilities, and enables the administrator to patch them. It is a patch management and network auditing solution.N/A
Rapid7 InsightVM
Score 8.5 out of 10
N/A
InsightVM is presented as the next evolution of Nexpose, by Rapid7. This Insight cloud-based solution features everything included in Nexpose, such as Adaptive Security and the proprietary Real Risk score, and extends visibility into cloud and containerized infrastructure. InsightVM also offers advanced remediation, tracking, and reporting capabilities not included in Nexpose.
$19
per GB
Pricing
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Editions & Modules
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Log Management
$19
per GB
Vulnerability Management
$22
per asset
insightIDR
$52
per asset
Application Security
$2,000
per app
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
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Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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Community Pulse
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Features
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Threat Intelligence
Comparison of Threat Intelligence features of Product A and Product B
GFI LanGuard
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Ratings
Rapid7 InsightVM
8.4
3 Ratings
7% above category average
Network Analytics00 Ratings8.33 Ratings
Threat Recognition00 Ratings8.03 Ratings
Vulnerability Classification00 Ratings8.33 Ratings
Automated Alerts and Reporting00 Ratings8.73 Ratings
Threat Analysis00 Ratings8.33 Ratings
Threat Intelligence Reporting00 Ratings8.52 Ratings
Automated Threat Identification00 Ratings8.33 Ratings
Vulnerability Management Tools
Comparison of Vulnerability Management Tools features of Product A and Product B
GFI LanGuard
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Ratings
Rapid7 InsightVM
8.3
3 Ratings
3% above category average
IT Asset Realization00 Ratings8.03 Ratings
Authentication00 Ratings8.33 Ratings
Configuration Monitoring00 Ratings8.73 Ratings
Web Scanning00 Ratings8.33 Ratings
Vulnerability Intelligence00 Ratings8.33 Ratings
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User Ratings
GFI LanGuardRapid7 InsightVM
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(1 ratings)
8.6
(11 ratings)
Support Rating
7.0
(2 ratings)
7.2
(4 ratings)
User Testimonials
GFI LanGuardRapid7 InsightVM
Likelihood to Recommend
GFI Software
-To track the vulnerability level of a windows network. -To push windows and other application updates from a central location. -Produce reports to highlight work being done to protect a network. In some organizations, you may have to prove for audit reasons you are enforcing policies put into place around cyber-security. This software can help you track work done on an ongoing basis for such purposes.
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Rapid7
Rapid7 InsightVM is perfect for a scenario where IT admin or CISO wants to scan its infrastructure to be sure that there is no vulnerability that could be exploited from outside or inside the company. It also could be used to automate patching and dealing with vulnerabilities. It's also adapted for users that need cloud security management
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Pros
GFI Software
  • Install an agent to thoroughly scan machines to discover vulnerabilities.
  • Keeps there lists up-to-date with applications outside of windows and lets you know when an update is available.
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Rapid7
  • Being a vulnerability scanner tool, its purpose is to scan the systems to find the vulnerabilities. We can define the assets like IP address for the scans and it also allows to either schedule the scan at a preferred time or start the scan immediately. Upon completion of the scan, this tool can result provide the details like host type, OS information, hardware address, along with the vulnerabilities.
  • Rapid7 Nexpose has a list of templates to perform the scan. Once the templates are defined then the scans are performed accordingly.
  • It also contains an option to add credentials/authentication using passwords, usernames, private keys to perform the credential-based scans which I think is a great feature.
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Cons
GFI Software
  • It could be a bit of information overload which some things are shown can become noise. Maybe different levels of "security" for lack of a better term may be better where you have a summary vs detailed level when it comes to rating the vulnerability of the entire network.
  • I find I sometimes have issues with PCs on a different network accessed across a VPN where timeouts often occur with very large updates. This aspect can be improved.
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Rapid7
  • In comparison to Tenable SecurityCenter we saw it didn't exactly find the same vulnerabilities which we would assume it should have
  • We rely on a ticketing system and not our VM tool to assign tasks so wasn't too useful having that in there
  • Filtering capabilities aren't as good as its competitors
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Support Rating
GFI Software
I only tried to access there support once and it was a relatively pain-free process. They also have a lot of documentation available online which can be used to learn and tailor the software to suit your needs. It just takes time and effort to plan, execute and monitor going forward.
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Rapid7
I gave it a seven due to the functionality and general ease of use after the initial setup headaches, but compared to Qualys, Rapid7 Nexpose falls short on features and ease of use. Their support drags this rating down a point as well. I have gone weeks with no update on semi-critical issues and typically have to make call after call to get a semi-coherent response.
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Alternatives Considered
GFI Software
WSUS was the other alternative I considered but I believe GFI takes updates, reporting, and functionality to a different level for an enterprise/medium-size business environment.
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Rapid7
Nessus Pro does scans, but does not maintain an inventory from scan to scan. There is no history for a specific device, you have to look inside the results of each scan. Search across inventory is non-existent. There are no dashboards for data analysis. This is no tracking for remediation
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Return on Investment
GFI Software
  • Certainty. It allows you to know where on your network needs attention.
  • Peace of mind. As security professionals, we can only put the necessary things in place to prevent malicious persons from exploiting a network. The software allows you to know whether or not your risk of exploitation is high or low. and if high what to do with it.
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Rapid7
  • Can reduce time to patch most critical vulnerabilities
  • Can help to identify who is spending time patching things of lower risk thus keeping the organization in a more vulnerable position
  • Easily provides the patch team with a work plan to enhance security more quickly
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