Winner in the Security Scanner Software Category of Readers' Choice Awards: Tenable Nessus
October 30, 2014 - Tenable Nessus was selected the winner in the Security Scanner Software category of the WindowSecurity.com Readers' Choice Awards. Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner and Retina Network Security Scanner were runner-up and second runner-up respectively.
|2nd||Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner||24%|
|3rd||Retina Network Security Scanner||13%|
|5th||Metasploit Pro for Windows||5%|
|5th||NetIQ Secure Configuration Manager||5%|
|6th||Colasoft Capsa Network Analyzer||3%|
|6th||Dell Enterprise Reporter||3%|
“Our Readers’ Choice Awards give visitors to our site the opportunity to vote for the products they view as the very best in their respective category,” said Sean Buttigieg, WindowSecurity.com manager. “WindowSecurity.com users are specialists in their field who encounter various network security solutions at the workplace. The award serves as a mark of excellence, providing the ultimate recognition from peers within the industry.”
WindowSecurity.comconducts monthly polls to discover which product is preferred by Network Security administrators in a particular category of third party network security solutions. The awards draw a huge response per category and are based entirely on the visitors’ votes. WindowSecurity.com visitors can submit their votes for the current Readers' Award poll in the site’s left-hand bar.
If you'd like to know who the past Readers' Choice winners were, please take a look at our Readers' Choice Awards Yearly Roundup.
WindowSecurity.com Readers’ Choice Awards for 2014
Even more awards will be given out during 2014. Visitors to WindowSecurity.com have the opportunity to vote for their preferred Security products. Below is a list of the Readers’ Choice categories, the month that visitors can submit their votes, and the announced winners.
- Web Application Security - January 2014 - Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner
- Event Log Monitoring - February 2014 - Netwrix Auditor
- Anti Virus - March 2014 - Symantec Endpoint Protection
- Endpoint Security - April 2014 - GFI EndPointSecurity
- Email Anti Virus - May 2014 - Kaspersky Security for Mail Server
- Group Policy Management - June 2014 - Netwrix Auditor
Patch Management - July 2014 - Microsoft Windows Server Update Services
- Firewall Solution - August 2014 - Check Point VPN-1 UTM
- Security Scanner Software - September 2014 - Tenable Nessus
- VPN Solution - October 2014 - Cisco ASA 5500-X Series
- Network Auditing Solution - November 2014 - ManageEngine ADAudit Plus
- Authentication / Smart Cards - December 2014 - RSA SecurID
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