HCL BigFix Insights for Vulnerability Remediation for Rapid7 dramatically shrinks the gap between security and operations organizations – automatically providing the most appropriate HCL BigFix Fixlet for remediation from vulnerabilities detected by Rapid7. It is included with HCL BigFix Workspace, HCL BigFix Lifecycle, HCL BigFix Compliance and HCL BigFix Remediate.

The overall correlation process to fix vulnerabilities can take many hours – but with HCL BigFix Insights for Vulnerability Remediation for Rapid7, that time is reduced to mere minutes. It automatically recommends the most appropriate patch and configuration settings for thousands of vulnerabilities, resulting in reduced time to remediation, decreased gaps in compliance and minimized attack surface.


Architecture Overview
The figure below shows an architecture overview of HCL BigFix Insights for Vulnerability Remediation for Rapid7:



  • IT security and operations teams can quickly reconcile vulnerability detections with remediation actions, collapsing compliance and security gaps.

  • Remediate detected vulnerabilities, then automate the creation of prioritized remediation workflows with HCL BigFix Baselines and Fixlets using HCL BigFix supersedence engine.

  • Reduce the need for specialized expertise by embedding advanced patch analytics, saving time while reducing costs and errors.

  • Leverage the broadest set of remediation capabilities with respect to supported OS platforms as well as out-of-the-box, certified remediations.


  • Align security and IT operations, improving awareness of what remediations are needed to address detected vulnerabilities.

  • Rapidly close vulnerability gaps, reducing remediation time from hours or days to minutes.

  • Shrink attack surfaces and close the loop between vulnerability detection and remediation.

  • Increase HCL BigFix's return on investment (ROI) for both security and operations teams.



HCL BigFix Component Requirements:

  • HCL BigFix Insights
  • HCL BigFix Platform 10.0.8 or later

HCL BigFix License Requirements:

  • HCL BigFix Workspace, HCL BigFix Lifecycle, HCL BigFix Compliance, or HCL BigFix Remediate

Supported Vulnerability Management Platforms:

  • Rapid7 Insight VM


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