Simple, Easy, & Relevant Zero-Day Data — via Kenna & Exodus

Customers with sophisticated vulnerability management programs care about strengthening their efforts with zero-day intelligence. However, zero-day information is ​extraordinarily difficult to integrate with assets and meta data, and internal teams expend too many resources trying to make the data relevant for their own environments.

With Exodus as its new intelligence partner, Kenna now delivers unparalleled ​visibility into which of its customers’ systems may have exposure to 0-day risk – and it does so instantly, without tedious manual effort, through the Kenna platform’s ability to automate the correlation between assets and external intelligence.

This simple, easy access into powerful 0-day insights ensures that Kenna customers have a “head start” in terms of knowing what 0-day vulnerabilities may affect their organization. And it makes their teams laser-focused and efficient since the 0-day information is completely pertinent to their own environments, based on their own assets and potential vulnerabilities.

Key Benefits

  • Quick, easy visibility into potential impact of 0-days
  • Immediately relevant to your environment – Kenna handles the correlation work
  • Ability to keep teams focused on what matters, not distracted with manual integration
  • Rich information available on all identified vulnerabilities

How It Works

  • 0-Day Intelligence from Exodus is integrated with the main Kenna dashboard.
  • Customers can filter their existing vulnerabilities using the 0-Day filter, instantly seeing which assets may be subject to 0-day vulnerabilities.
  • As is the case with all Kenna external intelligence, this data is automatically integrated with the customer’s assets – immediately demonstrating which vulnerabilities should be prioritized and remediated based on real-time context.
  • For each 0-day vulnerability discovered, patches are not yet available. Customers are encouraged to research the vulnerability via the Exodus website to identify how to mitigate the potential threat.
  • Where possible, Exodus provides information on how to modify customer deployments to mitigate the issue and often provides Snort Rules to allow for detection or prevention through network security appliances.
  • Exodus 0-day data is available to all Kenna customers free for 30 days. Following the 30 days, ongoing access is available for a monthly charge. Contact your Kenna sales representative for more information.

How We Do It

Since Kenna already has our client’s asset information based on their vulnerability scans – including what operating systems and applications are installed on those assets down to the version number – we are able to generate machine readable fingerprints of those applications and operating systems. We then monitor Exodus Intelligence feeds looking for zero days that affect those assets.

Because Kenna has this proprietary access to our customers scan data, only Kenna is able to correlate that data with 0-day intelligence in a way that’s immediately actionable and relevant for internal security teams.

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