SC Magazine Readers Select Rapid7 as Winner of Best Vulnerability Management Solution in 2015 SC Awards

Boston, MA — May 14, 2015

Rapid7, a leading provider of security data and analytics software and services, is pleased to announce that Nexpose Ultimate was recognized by a panel representing the audience of SC Magazine, as the top solution in the Reader Trust Award Vulnerability Management Solution category at the 2015 SC Awards. The announcement was made Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at the SC Awards Gala held at the InterContinental Hotel in San Francisco.

“With Nexpose Ultimate, Rapid7 is helping its customers manage threat exposure to reduce the chance of a breach. Nexpose Ultimate combines vulnerability management, vulnerability validation, and controls testing effectiveness from a single vendor,” Lee Weiner, senior vice president of products and engineering at Rapid7 said. "We're honored to receive the Reader Trust Award for Best Vulnerability Management Solution for the second year in a row, and will continue working to meet our customers’ evolving needs with solutions that make a difference."

Each year, hundreds of products are entered in the Reader Trust Award category. Each product is judged by a panel representing a cross-section of SC Magazine readership, which is comprised of large, medium and small enterprises from all major vertical markets including financial services, healthcare, government, retail, education and other sectors. Entrants are narrowed down to a select group of finalists before undergoing a rigorous final judging process to determine the winner in each category.

“Functionality, manageability, ease of-use and scalability are hallmarks of the Reader Trust Award winners,” said Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial, SC Magazine. “We are proud to recognize Rapid7 as the winner of the Reader Trust award for the Best Vulnerability Management Solution.”

The SC Awards, now in its 18th year, is lauded as one of the most prestigious awards for information technology (IT) security professionals and products. The awards recognize the best solutions, services and professionals that work around the clock to defend against the constantly shifting threat landscape in today’s marketplace. For more information and a detailed list of categories and winners, please visit


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Rapid7 is a leading provider of security data and analytics solutions that enable organizations to implement an active, analytics-driven approach to cyber security. We combine our extensive experience in security data and analytics and deep insight into attacker behaviors and techniques to make sense of the wealth of data available to organizations about their IT environments and users. Our solutions empower organizations to prevent attacks by providing visibility into vulnerabilities and to rapidly detect compromises, respond to breaches, and correct the underlying causes of attacks. Rapid7 is trusted by more than 3,500 organizations across 78 countries, including 30% of the Fortune 1000. To learn more about Rapid7 or get involved in our threat research, visit

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