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ALSO CALLED: Network Vulnerability Assessment, Network Vulnerability, Security Vulnerabilities, Network Security Vulnerabilities, Vulnerabilities, Host Vulnerability Assessment, Internet Security Vulnerabilities
DEFINITION: A vulnerability scanner is a program that performs the diagnostic phase of a vulnerability analysis,also known as vulnerability assessment. Vulnerability analysis defines,identifies, and classifies the security holes (vulnerabilities) in acomputer, server, network, or communications infrastructure. Inaddition, vulnerability analysis can forecast the effectiveness ofproposed countermeasures, and evaluate  … 
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4 Steps to Security Intelligence
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Download this brief whitepaper to find out the four steps to security intelligence.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 21 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Utilizing Security Ratings for Enterprise IT Risk Mitigation
sponsored by BitSight
WHITE PAPER: Continue on to this important whitepaper now to explore the state of cyber-risk management in 2014.
Posted: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 18 Jun 2014

BitSight

2014 Cost of Cyber Crime Study: Australia
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores the economic impact of cyber-crime on Australia in 2014.
Posted: 19 Nov 2014 | Published: 19 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Finding the Right Security Assessment Approach for Your Organization
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
WHITE PAPER: Download this exclusive whitepaper to determine how you should be assessing your security and explore test options.
Posted: 19 Nov 2014 | Published: 13 Nov 2013

Dell SecureWorks

Addressing the Full Attack Continuum- A New Security Model For Before, During and After an Attack
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This important whitepaper will teach you how to develop a threat-centric security approach.
Posted: 17 Nov 2014 | Published: 17 Nov 2014

Cisco

10 Tips to Help You Minimize the Duration and Impact of a Security Breach
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper offers up 10 tips for improving your incident response capabilities.
Posted: 14 Nov 2014 | Published: 14 Nov 2013

Dell SecureWorks

Cisco 2014 Midyear Security ReportĀ - Executive Summary
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: Download this exclusive whitepaper now for an overview of the security landscape midway through 2014, including threat intelligence, rising trends, and much more.
Posted: 14 Nov 2014 | Published: 14 Nov 2014

Cisco

24/7 Visibility into Advanced Malware on Networks and Endpoints
sponsored by Tenable Network Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper argues that containing the massive-scale security breaches that many high-profile organizations are experiencing requires a holistic approach that addresses vulnerabilities and threats at the network and system levels, and leverages threat intelligence to accurately identify attacks in progress.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 24 Oct 2014

Tenable Network Security

How Tenable Optimized Vulnerability Management for Crosskey Banking Solutions
sponsored by Tenable Network Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how Crosskey Banking Solutions worked with Tenable Network Security to reduce risk and ensure PCI DSS compliance.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 12 Nov 2014

Tenable Network Security

Close the Gaps Left By Traditional Vulnerability Management Through Continuous Monitoring
sponsored by Tenable Network Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the results of a recent Forrester study of 180 security leaders on the current state and effectiveness of vulnerability management.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Tenable Network Security

Prevent Security Breaches with Continuous Monitoring
sponsored by Tenable Network Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses why defensive security products alone can't fully protect your enterprise from the types of security breaches that have made headlines in recent years, and proposes continuous monitoring as a potential solution.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 25 Jul 2014

Tenable Network Security

2014 Cost of Cyber Crime Study
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper covers the results of a survey that analyzed the cost of cyber-crime.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 12 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Security Analytics and Intelligence Survey 2014
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This survey of 350 IT professionals explores how IT security teams use security analytics and intelligence to help detect cyber attacks.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Predicting Attack Paths Within Your Networks
sponsored by Tenable Network Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how one company's advanced security solutions can be leveraged to identify systems within your networks that are vulnerable to exploitation.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 23 Oct 2014

Tenable Network Security

10 Steps for Implementing Strong Authentication in your Organization
sponsored by Gemalto
WHITE PAPER: This important whitepaper covers 10 crucial steps you must take to implement strong authentication in your organization.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 12 Nov 2014

Gemalto

All you need to know about Bash bug and how to protect your data with IBM Endpoint Manager
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how the "Bash bug" allows attackers to execute malicious code within a bash shell, allowing them to gain access to confidential information by taking control of the operating system. It also highlights how you can better identify which systems are vulnerable and protect your endpoints and data from this bug.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 26 Sep 2014

IBM

Vulnerability Management and Risk Assessment for the Cybersecurity Framework
sponsored by Tenable Network Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes one company's scalable, targeted approach to helping organizations meet the vulnerability and compliance requirements set by the NIST's Cybersecurity Framework.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 24 Feb 2014

Tenable Network Security

Know Your Endpoints to Prevent Security Breaches
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper covers how an IBM assessment can show you how secure your endpoints really are.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 13 Sep 2012

IBM

Comply Before You Connect: Security for Federal Agencies
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the use of "comply-to-connect" initiatives in federal agencies and proposes IBM Endpoint Manager as a solution to the need for continuous compliance.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

The Importance of Senior Executive Involvement in Breach Response
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper reveals the results of a study on why senior executives must get involved in breach management.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Incident Response: The New Paradigm
sponsored by TaaSera
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores the new requirements your incident response system must be able to meet in order to keep your organization safe.
Posted: 05 Nov 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2014


Proactive Responses to Today's Advanced Persistent Threats
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores and endpoint management solution that can mitigate your risk of an attack and limit the damage when one happens.
Posted: 05 Nov 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

IBM

Security Intelligence - Solving the Puzzle for Actionable Insight
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Download this exclusive whitepaper now to learn how to move beyond prevention alone with detection, security analytics and intelligence, and much more.
Posted: 05 Nov 2014 | Published: 05 Nov 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

DDoS Mitigation Best Practices for a Rapidly Changing Threat Landscape
sponsored by Verisign, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores five best practices for distributed denial of service attack mitigation.
Posted: 29 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2012

Verisign, Inc.

Finding an Evil in the Haystack
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the tools, technologies and techniques required for comprehensive detection and remediation of advanced malware threats and why traditional signature-based approaches fall short of protecting your organization.
Posted: 29 Oct 2014 | Published: 18 Oct 2012

EMC Corporation
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VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENTS DEFINITION (continued): …  how well they work after theyare put into use.A vulnerability scanner relies on a database that contains allthe information required to check a system for security holes inservices and ports, anomalies in packet construction, and potentialpaths to exploitable programs or scripts. Then the scanner tries toexploit each vulnerability that is discovered. This process issometimes called ethical hacking.An ideal vulnerability scanner has capabilities such as the following: Maintenance of an up-to-date database of vulnerabilities. Detection of genuine vulnerabilities without an excessive number of … 
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