Posts tagged Awards

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Rapid7 On Top in SANS Top 20 Critical Security Controls

Being great is, well… great, right? But as we all know it doesn't happen in a vacuum, it's an equation: Greatness = Individual Excellence + Teamwork + Meaningful Customer Relationships Coincidentally (or not), these items make up three of the five core values [] we strive towards here at Rapid7 – the other two play a role as well in ‘Disciplined Risk Taking' and ‘Continuous Learning', but we all know blog posts need three things,

3 min Nexpose

Rapid7 wins SC Magazine 2015 Best Vulnerability Management Solution

We found out on Tuesday night that we won the SC Magazine Awards for Best Vulnerability Management Solution. I am extremely honored and glad that we won, and we owe it entirely to our amazing customers who have stayed with us over the years and helped us shape Nexpose into what it is today. We truly believe that customers are at our core and they are our partners—not in crime, but in anti-crime. I can't help but reflect on how much Rapid7 and Nexpose have grown since I started at Rapid7 around

1 min Awards

And the winner!

On Saturday night, amidst the neon lights and smoke-filled casinos of Las Vegas, Rapid7's Support team won an award: the 2014 Silver Stevie for Best Frontline Customer Service Team. This holds special meaning to us, because the award isn't really about Rapid7. It's about our customers. Over the years Rapid7 Support has built strong relationships with countless organizations on their journey towards a well-managed information security program. Our team of experts strives to make the support proc

1 min Vulnerability Management

Rapid7 Given Vulnerability Management Market Penetration Leadership Award by Frost & Sullivan

This week, we proudly announced that Frost & Sullivan has presented Rapid7 with the Global Vulnerability Management Market Penetration Leadership award. So what does that mean, exactly? In a nutshell: We're growing really fast. Faster than anyone else in this space, in fact. “Rapid7 is renowned for its reputation in vulnerability management, which is an integral part of any security program,” said Chris Kissel, Frost & Sullivan industry analyst, in the report.  “Because Rapid7 has made signif

2 min Nexpose

Rapid7 in the SC Awards

It's that time of year again: After months of nail-biting across the security industry, SC Magazine has announced the finalists for its 2013 Reader Trust Awards []. Not only is Rapid7 Nexpose once again in the running for Best Vulnerability Management Solution, but our two newest offerings [] are also first-time contenders: Rapi

0 min Nexpose

SC Magazine Awards - Round 2

We got the SC Magazine Award for best vulnerability management tool back in February [/2012/02/29/rapid7-wins-coveted-sc-magazine-award-for-best-vulnerability-management-tool] , since then a lot of cool things have happened. See for yourself! Thanks again to all of the readers of SC Magazine for voting for us!

2 min Nexpose

Rapid7 Wins Coveted SC Magazine Award for Best Vulnerability Management Tool

Thorsten George, VP of Worldwide of Marketing and Products for Agiliance on the left and Bernd Leger, VP of Marketing, Products & Solutions at Rapid7 on the right Sitting in a room of hundreds of industry leaders and security vendors, it was extremely gratifying to hear our name called and being asked on stage to receive one of the coveted SC Magazine Awards last night in San Francisco. Rapid7 won the prestigious “Best Vulnerability Management Tool” Award in the Reader's Trust Award Categor

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Rapid7 is one of Boston's Most Admired Companies!

The Boston Business Journal has awarded Rapid7 it's 2012 Most Admired Start-Up Award! If you'd like to take a look at all the other winners and nominees, you can see them all here: First, it's an honor to be not only nominated for the category, but to actually win, so thanks to all those out there that voted for us.  Second, I'd like to say congratulations to all the other companies that were nominated, and who won for t

1 min Metasploit

New List is Out, from our friends at the Nmap project, has updated its list of the best security tools []. I'm proud to say Metasploit has come in second among an entire ecosystem of awesome tools. Many of our favorite tools that make use of Metasploit are represented as well, including BeEF, Nexpose, and Social Engineer Toolkit. John the Ripper and w3af, two open source projects that Rapid7 supports through sponsorship, also made the list. This is a great resource for people

2 min Awards

And the Award goes to.... US!

Recently we've really been feeling the love from the good people Boston Business Journal (BBJ) and I wanted to take a moment to share this love and say a big thank you It started a couple of weeks ago when the BBJ published this article on its Pacesetters for 2011 [] , positioning Rapid7 as the 5th fastest growing private company in the region overall, and fastest growing in the software category. 

1 min Metasploit

Metasploit T-shirt design contest: And the winner is...

You have voted in large numbers – and the results are out: design #36 [/servlet/JiveServlet/downloadImage/38-5353-1228/36.png] is the winner of the Metasploit T-shirt design contest. Danny Chrastil submitted the winning design, featuring the Metasploit logo consisting of code from the payload osx/ppc/shell_reverse_tcp. The back shows the Metasploit splash screen cow, our legendary creature of mystery and superstition. A few words about the winner: Danny Chrastil aka @DisK0nn3cT is a web appl

4 min Metasploit

Who will you be wearing? Vote for the new Metasploit T-shirt!

Wow – 87 entries for our T-Shirt competition in one week. We were very impressed with both quantity and quality of the entries we received for designing the new Metasploit T-shirt, which will be featured in the new Metasploit store. Now, it's your turn (again): We need you to vote for your favorite shirt. Starting with 87 entries, we conducted a quick office poll produce a shortlist of 15 for you to pick from. (Go here [

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Rapid7 sponsors 7 Boston high schools for the 2011 Cyber Foundations Competition

Rapid7 is looking to sponsor students at seven high schools in the Boston Metro area to participate in the 2011 Cyber Foundations Competition. This is your chance to make sure your local high school's students can participate in this great learning experience - for free! The sponsorship is our way of giving back to the local community by investing in our youth and increasing awareness around IT security risks. Cyber Foundations is the entry-level competition in a series of increasingly challe

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We weren't joking when we said "tattoos"!

Be careful what we wish for: In 2006, HD Moore wrote a blog post [/2006/08/27/metasploit-framework-30-beta-2] about a redesign of the Metasploit Project, announcing that the new graphics “will be featured on tee shirts, posters, and tattoos over the coming year.” Well, you guys took a little longer than we thought but we now have our first Metasploit tattoo! Initially, we thought Roy Morris (aka @soundwave1234 []) was joking when he tweeted to @hdmoore [htt

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Metasploit Express crucial to win in South Florida ISSA Hack the Flag

Last Saturday, our favorite South Florida hacker collective, HackMiami [], took first place at the South Florida ISSA [] Hack the Flag contest in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Seven teams participated, defending systems running a variety of off-the-shelf services such as HTTP, SSH, FTP, while attempting to take control of other teams' systems. We think it's a useful case study, and wanted to share the results with you. HackMiami was the first team to enum