July 6, 2021 • RBS

Richmond, VA – 6 July 2021: Risk Based Security (RBS), a global leader in vulnerability intelligence, breach data and risk ratings, has been listed as a Representative Vendor in the 2021 Gartner Market Guide for Vulnerability Assessment report. [1]

According to Gartner, “Vulnerability management remains a critical security operations activity that helps organizations to identify assets, prevent threats and meet compliance mandates. Security and risk management leaders can use this guide to better understand some of the crucial technology elements for a successful VM program.” [1]

The Risk Based Security Platform enables security programs to adopt a truly risk-based approach, by using intelligence to manage assets, vendors and applications. With The Platform, organizations can focus their attention on what matters most to them, with comprehensive and timely vulnerability intelligence, breach data and risk ratings that are mapped to their assets.

“We consider that our inclusion as a Representative Vendor in this Gartner Market Guide report reinforces why global brands and industry leaders continue to rely on Risk Based Security for their Vulnerability Assessment and Prioritization,” said Jake Kouns, CEO and CISO at Risk Based Security. “RBS will continue our mission of providing the industry’s most comprehensive, detailed and timely vulnerability intelligence, breach data and risk ratings.”

[1] Gartner, “Market Guide for Vulnerability Assessment”, Shilpi Handa, Craig Lawson, Mitchell Schneider, 25 June 2021.

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Risk Based Security (RBS) provides detailed information and analysis on Data Breaches, Vendor Risk Ratings and Vulnerability Intelligence. Our product, the Risk Based Security Platform, combines VulnDB and Cyber Risk Analytics (CRA), providing organizations access to the most comprehensive threat intelligence knowledge bases available, including advanced search capabilities, access to raw data via API, and email alerting to assist organizations in taking the right actions in a timely manner.

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