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Compare Azure Security Center and Nessus

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side-by-side comparison of Azure Security Center vs. Nessus
based on preference data from user reviews. Azure Security Center rates 4.1/5 stars with 15 reviews. By contrast, Nessus rates 4.4/5 stars with 161 reviews. Each product's score is calculated with real-time data from verified user reviews, to help you make the best choice between these two options, and decide which one is best for your business needs.
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Azure Security Center
Azure Security Center
(15)
4.1 out of 5
Azure Security Center
Nessus
Nessus
(161)
4.4 out of 5
Nessus
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Azure Security Center
Azure Security Center
Market Segments
Azure Security Center
Azure Security Center
Mid-Market (42.9% of reviews)
Nessus
Nessus
Mid-Market (49.3% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
Azure Security Center
Azure Security Center
No pricing information available
Nessus
Nessus
$2,790

Azure Security Center vs Nessus

  • Reviewers felt that Azure Security Center meets the needs of their business better than Nessus.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, reviewers felt that Nessus is the preferred option.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of Azure Security Center over Nessus.
Categories
Shared Categories
Azure Security Center
Azure Security Center
Nessus
Nessus
Azure Security Center and Nessus are categorized as Security Risk Analysis
Unique Categories
Azure Security Center
Azure Security Center is categorized as Cloud Compliance and Cloud Workload Protection Platforms
Nessus
Nessus is categorized as Vulnerability Scanner
Pricing
Azure Security Center
Azure Security Center Pricing
Free Trial Unavailable
Nessus
Nessus Pricing
1 Year
$2,790
1 Year + Advanced Support
$3,190
2 Years
$5,440
2 Years + Advanced Support
$6,240
3 Years
$7,951
Free Trial
Ratings
Meets Requirements
Azure Security Center
Azure Security Center
9.3
Responses: 10
Nessus
Nessus
9.1
Responses: 146
Ease of Use
Azure Security Center
Azure Security Center
9.2
Responses: 10
Nessus
Nessus
8.7
Responses: 146
Ease of Setup
Azure Security Center
Azure Security Center
Not enough data available
Nessus
Nessus
8.6
Responses: 91
Ease of Admin
Azure Security Center
Azure Security Center
Not enough data available
Nessus
Nessus
8.9
Responses: 91
Quality of Support
Azure Security Center
Azure Security Center
8.0
Responses: 9
Nessus
Nessus
8.3
Responses: 138
Ease of Doing Business With
Azure Security Center
Azure Security Center
Not enough data available
Nessus
Nessus
8.5
Responses: 84
Product Direction (% positive)
Azure Security Center
Azure Security Center
8.8
Responses: 10
Nessus
Nessus
8.5
Responses: 145
Features
Risk Assesment
Vulnerability Monitoring
Azure Security Center
Azure Security Center
Not enough data available
Nessus
Nessus
8.3
Responses: 10
Vulnerability Intelligence
Azure Security Center
Azure Security Center
Not enough data available
Nessus
Nessus
8.5
Responses: 12
Vulnerability Scanning
Azure Security Center
Azure Security Center
Not enough data available
Nessus
Nessus
9.9
Responses: 12
Administration
Reporting
Azure Security Center
Azure Security Center
Not enough data available
Nessus
Nessus
8.9
Responses: 11
Asset Discovery
Azure Security Center
Azure Security Center
Not enough data available
Nessus
Nessus
9.0
Responses: 10
Central Dashboard
Azure Security Center
Azure Security Center
Not enough data available
Nessus
Nessus
8.0
Responses: 10
Observability
Azure Security Center
Azure Security Center
Not enough data available
Nessus
Nessus
8.3
Responses: 10
Risk Management
Risk-Prioritization
Azure Security Center
Azure Security Center
Not enough data available
Nessus
Nessus
9.4
Responses: 12
Risk Scoring
Azure Security Center
Azure Security Center
Not enough data available
Nessus
Nessus
Feature Not Available
Third Party Risk Management (TPRM)
Azure Security Center
Azure Security Center
Not enough data available
Nessus
Nessus
Feature Not Available
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of both Azure Security Center and Nessus were most often representing companies in the Mid-Market segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
Azure Security Center
Azure Security Center
35.7%
Nessus
Nessus
15.1%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
Azure Security Center
Azure Security Center
42.9%
Nessus
Nessus
49.3%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
Azure Security Center
Azure Security Center
21.4%
Nessus
Nessus
35.5%
Reviewers' Industry
Azure Security Center
Azure Security Center Industry
Information Technology and Services
21.4%
Financial Services
14.3%
Oil & Energy
7.1%
Management Consulting
7.1%
Graphic Design
7.1%
Other
42.9%
Nessus
Nessus Industry
Information Technology and Services
27.0%
Computer & Network Security
14.5%
Computer Software
7.9%
Financial Services
6.6%
Higher Education
4.6%
Other
39.5%
Reviews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Azure Security Center
Vincent M.
Administrator in Computer Software

It really is a powerful piece of kit. Every security item you really need for your Azure deployment is at your fingertips and, if you're a novice, you can set what you need and the rest should take care if itself, and if you're an advanced user, you can...

Nessus
Jon K.
Consultant in Banking

Nessus includes some good functionality to enable integration with a larger suite of vulnerability management systems and help facilitate some light automation. The performance is generally consistent and the interface is intuitive and easy to use.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Azure Security Center
Josue Daniel A.
User in Oil & Energy

The version of test does not have all the functions and you have to buy the license to check if there works quite what offers..

Nessus
G
User in Consumer Electronics

Dropping the API support in the latest version renders our Powershell automated scans useless.

Discussions
Azure Security Center
Azure Security Center Discussions
Monty the Mongoose crying
Azure Security Center has no discussions with answers
Nessus
Nessus Discussions
What do I need to run Nessus professional?
2 comments
G2
you don't need any special requirements you can run on any windows or Linux machine without any hazel.Read more
How many IP Addresses can I scan?
2 comments
G2
It depends on your license.Read more
What types of devices can Nessus Professional scan?
2 comments
G2
Windows PCs/servers , Linux systems/servers, Mobiles, IPMI devices like iLO, iDRAC, network switches, storage arrays, etc.Read more
Screenshots
Azure Security Center
Azure Security Center Screenshots
No screenshots provided
Nessus
Nessus Screenshots
Videos
Azure Security Center
Azure Security Center Videos
No videos provided
Nessus
Nessus Videos
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