Posts by Justin Buchanan

3 min InsightVM

What’s New in InsightVM: H1 2020 in Review

Throughout the first half of the year, we released updates and features to help security teams work more effectively and efficiently in InsightVM.

2 min InsightVM

Reduce Risk with CyberArk and Rapid7 Integrations

There are a number of out-of-the-box integrations between CyberArk and Rapid7 that can help organizations both reduce risk and ease the burden on operations teams.

5 min Vulnerability Management

Redefining How to Measure the Success of Your Vulnerability Management Program

In this post, we’ll discuss which vulnerability risk management metrics matter and which ones don’t, and how to communicate them effectively.

4 min InsightVM

The Anatomy of RDP Exploits: Lessons Learned from BlueKeep and DejaBlue

In this blog, we discuss lessons learned from RDP exploits such as BlueKeep and DejaBlue, and how organizations can be protected form future vulnerabilities.

3 min InsightVM

Do You Have Containers in Your Environment? Using Container Discovery to Be Sure

In this post, we'll show you how you can use the container security features in InsightVM to find out whether you have containers you didn't know about.

1 min Metasploit

End of Sale Announced for Metasploit Community

Today we are announcing end of sale for Metasploit Community Edition, effective immediately.

3 min InsightVM

Rapid7 Releases Cloud Configuration Assessment Capabilities in InsightVM

Rapid7 is pleased to announce that we have released new Cloud Configuration Assessment capabilities in our InsightVM vulnerability management solution.

3 min Vulnerability Management

Why Patch Management Is Crucial for Securing Your Organization

With the deluge of assets flooding corporate networks, organizations need to have a solid patch management strategy in place.

3 min Vulnerability Management

How SOAR Is Disrupting Traditional Vulnerability Management

In a recent episode of Whiteboard Wednesday, we dive into how security orchestration, automation, and response (SOAR) is changing traditional vulnerability management.

3 min Whiteboard Wednesday

How to Gain Security Visibility into a Modern Environment

In our latest installment of Whiteboard Wednesday, we break down the step-by-step approach you can take to gain visibility across a modern environment and the main areas you should focus on.

1 min InsightVM

Rapid7 Named a March 2019 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Vulnerability Assessment

The Rapid7 team is excited to announce that we have been recognized as a March 2019 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Vulnerability Assessment.

3 min InsightVM

Implementing Credential Hygiene with CyberArk and InsightVM

Effectively assess your assets with a scan engine while keeping your credentials safe with the integration between CyberArk and InsightVM and Nexpose.

3 min Vulnerability Management

Rapid7 Industry Cyber-Exposure Report Highlights the Need for Vulnerability Management

In our recently released Industry Cyber-Exposure Report: Fortune 500, we uncovered that companies across all industries in the U.S. Fortune 500 are showing signs of recurring compromise.

2 min InsightVM

Did You Remediate That? Take Control of Risk by Knowing Your Top 25 Vulnerabilities

InsightVM's Top 25 report is a great place to start when you want to take control of your overall vulnerability management program.

2 min Awards

Rapid7 Wins Frost & Sullivan 2018 Global Vulnerability Management Market Leadership Award

We’re thrilled to announce that Rapid7 InsightVM was selected as the market leader in vulnerability management by Frost & Sullivan.

3 min Vulnerability Management

Take a Bite out of the Vulnerability Remediation Backlog with InsightVM

Security teams dealing with expanding networks and increasingly sophisticated attacks can use InsightVM to help stay on top of their vulnerability backlog.

5 min InsightVM

Under the Hoodie: Which Vulns Are Being Exploited by Attackers (and Our Pen Testers) in 2018?

Software vulnerabilities are at the core of pen testing—and our "Under the Hoodie" report provides insights and advice one can only get in the trenches.

4 min InsightVM

Assess Containers During Software Builds with InsightVM

We recently released the InsightVM Container Assessment CI/CD Plugin. Built to work with Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) tools such as Jenkins, this plugin leverages InsightVM to assess containers during a software build.

4 min Vulnerability Management

3 Steps to Clear the Fog: Improving Vulnerability Remediation Visibility with InsightVM

The moment you send a vulnerability report to your IT team, you want assurance that it’s being worked on—especially if there are critical vulnerabilities. You also want to be sure issues are prioritized in the right way so that deadlines are met. Often, however, this is not the reality. With different processes and tools in place, it’s difficult to align security and IT teams for effective vulnerability remediation [https://www.rapid7.com/products/insightvm/use-cases/work-better-with-it-and-devo

2 min InsightVM

Rapid7 InsightVM Named Best Vulnerability Management Solution by SC Magazine

SC Media has announced the 2018 SC Awards and (drumroll, please…) InsightVM [https://www.rapid7.com/products/insightvm/] is proud to take top honors as Best Vulnerability Management Solution in the Trust Awards category. Our team works tirelessly day in and day out to bring SecOps best practices [https://www.rapid7.com/solutions/secops/] to our customers, help our customers secure their modern networks, and work across teams to solve their trickiest problems. It means the world to us when th

2 min Events

Hack with Metasploit: Announcing the UNITED 2017 CTF

Got mad skillz? Want mad skillz? This year at Rapid7's annual UNITED Summit [https://unitedsummit.org/index.php], we're hosting a first-of-its-kind Capture the Flag (CTF) competition. Whether you're a noob to hacking or a grizzled pro, you'll emerge from our 25-hour CTF with more knowledge and serious bragging rights. Show off your 1337 abilities by competing for top prizes, or learn how to capture your first ever flag. Read on for details, and if you haven't already done so, register for UNITED

3 min Metasploit

Securing Your Metasploit Logs

Metasploit, backed by a community of 200,000 users and contributors is the most impactful penetration testing solution on the planet. With it, uncover weaknesses in your defenses, focus on the highest risks, and improve your security outcomes. Your Metasploit Pro console produces a lot of important logs. It is essential to be able to review these logs, alert on them, and keep them secure. Why should I monitor these logs? The logs produced by your Metasploit Pro console are helpful when troubl