Posts by Rebecca Carter

2 min Nexpose

Improve your scan performance with Scan Engine pooling

You can improve the speed of your scans for large numbers of assets in a single site by pooling your Scan Engines. With pooling, the work it takes to scan one large site is split across multiple engines to maximize pool utilization. Additionally, engine pooling can assist in cases of fault tolerance. For example, if one Scan Engine in the pool fails during a scan, it will transfer the scanning tasks of that asset to another engine within the pool. Available with the release of Nexpose 5.11, thi

3 min

Improving Visibility into your Security Program – the Risk Scorecard Report

One of the most strenuous aspects of managing your security program is understanding where to focus your time and effort.  It can be a challenge to balance providing consistent progress updates to your stakeholders and working with your IT teams to prioritize and remediate issues based on the most accurate data available at that time. Communication is critical, yet how do you know what to target and how do you share this information with your organization? Nexpose has the perfect tool to help yo

5 min Nexpose

New Nexpose charts!

At Rapid7, we are always looking to make improvements to provide more value to our customers. We've listened and in Nexpose 5.10, we've redesigned all the charts in the Nexpose user interface to give you information you care about at a quick glance.  And better yet, we've made the charts interactive…yes…you can now interact with the charts to filter and drill-down into specific information to perform deeper analysis. Now let's take a look at each of the new charts and see how they'll help you.

1 min Nexpose

New charts are coming!

The ability to quickly view all of your data in the proper context is essential to managing the status of your network. The current Nexpose Home page charts provide a lot of great data, but we are always looking to provide more value. In the coming weeks, Nexpose will be replacing our current charts with enhanced interactive charts and graphs. These charts provide dynamic visual snapshots of your data, giving you the ability to quickly assess your environment in real time and even export the ch

5 min

Happy New Year! ~ from your friendly Nexpose engineers

Los Angeles Office Toronto Office Happy New Year! While we are looking ahead to 2014, we want to pause and take a look back at some of our accomplishments in 2013. We had a big year at Nexpose and made a lot of improvements. Below are some of our Greatest Hits, and we look forward to bringing you more in the new year! SQL query reporting is here! | product You can run structured query language (SQL) queries directly against the Nexpose database and then output the results to co