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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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How Data Breach Investigation Solutions Can Help You Prepare for Future Malware Attacks
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper introduces a fast, simple, and comprehensive breach investigation solution designed to help organizations defend against advanced persistent and internal threats, including fraud and abuse.
Posted: 16 Sep 2014 | Published: 16 Sep 2014

IBM

Securosis Analyst Report: Is It Time to Replace Your Current SIEM Solution?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth white paper, gain critical insights into how to evaluate, select, and deploy the right SIEM solution for your organization's specific needs.
Posted: 15 Sep 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

IBM

How Security Information and Event Management Solutions Perform in the Real World
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this Ponemon Institute study, get the facts on today's best SIEM solutions and how they perform in real-world scenarios.
Posted: 15 Sep 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

IBM

Vendor Landscape: Intrusion Detection & Prevention Systems
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Check out this helpful resource to get an inside evaluation of today's IDPS vendors and products, and uncover which are the best fit for your enterprise needs.
Posted: 12 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

A Provactive New Approach to Integrated Security Intelligence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, discover a new integrated vulnerability assessment and security intelligence solution that can enhance vulnerability insights and improve security efficiency.
Posted: 12 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

IBM

Disrupt Advanced Attacks and Prevent Loss with this Integrated Security Solution
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Check this informative whitepaper to explore a new integrated, contextually-aware security solution that provides improved threat detection and prevention across the enterprise.
Posted: 12 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

IBM

Taming the Mobile File Sharing Beast
sponsored by Novell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth white paper, uncover a solution for mobile file access that gives users unfettered access while keeping the process totally under IT control.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Novell, Inc.

Need for Speed: Streamlining Response and Reaction to Attacks
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: This SANS white paper explores how to weave together and correlate information from disparately managed systems and bring visibility to their behavior with accurate, actionable reporting.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

Intel Security

Security Intelligence in Action: SANS Review of McAfee Enterprise Security Manager (ESM) 9.2
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: SANS Institute's analysis team took a peek into McAfee's latest ESM software with a particular bent towards SIEM applications, and found an "easy-to-use SIEM system that can perform broad and deep event analysis as well as provide a quick assessment."
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

Intel Security

Needle in a Datastack: The Rise of Big Security Data
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Big data holds many answers, but only if an organization has the capability to harness the ever growing amounts of security information. In deploying a SIEM solution to analyze this data, organizations can repel advanced threats in real-time as well as spot the stealthy, dormant threat.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 10 Sep 2014

Intel Security

Manage Security and Risk
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Read how managing risk today means making sense of more data: vulnerability scans, application and database logs, flows, access and session records, alerts, and trending analysis.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 10 Sep 2014

Intel Security

Managing IT Risk: How Much Cybersecurity Is Enough?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this expert resource, gain critical insights into effective threat intelligence and risk management from industry veterans, and discover their top strategies for keeping your organization protected.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 10 Sep 2014

IBM

The Definitive Guide to Establishing A Security Operation Center
sponsored by AlienVault
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, discover how establishing a security operations center (SOC) can enable your organization to develop a fast, coordinated, and effective response to any and all cyber threats.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 09 Sep 2014

AlienVault

SIEM: Keeping Pace with Big Security Data
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: This detailed report explores how intelligent and scalable Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions can help you stay on top of an ever-evolving, data-driven environment.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 09 Sep 2014

Intel Security

Leverage Security Event Data to Improve Vulnerability Detection & Remediation
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Learn how network attacks can be avoided by utilizing a SIEM platform that combines historical data with real-time data for better and more accurate reporting.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Intel Security

McAfee Positioned in Leaders Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for SIEM
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: In this informative report, discover why McAfee's Enterprise Security Manager is turning heads in the security industry.
Posted: 05 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Jun 2014

Intel Security

Managed Security Service Providers Vs. On-Premise SIEM
sponsored by Solutionary
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper compares the strengths and weakness of on SIEM products with the MSSPs, including the financial, operational, and organizations considerations of each.
Posted: 05 Sep 2014 | Published: 13 Mar 2014

Solutionary

451 Research Report: AlienVault USM - A Security Operations Center for the SMB
sponsored by AlienVault
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth 451 Research analysis examines AlienVault, a security vendor tailored for small and midsize businesses.
Posted: 05 Sep 2014 | Published: 05 Sep 2014

AlienVault

Top 7 Steps for Better DoS and DDoS Protection
sponsored by Solutionary
WHITE PAPER: In this essential white paper, discover the top 7 steps to help prevent these cyber-attacks and minimize their impact.
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Published: 04 Sep 2014

Solutionary

2013 Cyber Risk Executive Summary
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: The "Cyber risk report 2013 Executive summary" presents the major findings of HP Security Research's comprehensive dive into today's cyber vulnerability and threat landscape. It provides information you need to effectively plan your cyber security strategy and deploy your defenses.
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Piercing the Veil of Masked Cyber Criminals
sponsored by DomainTools
WHITE PAPER: In this helpful white paper, discover a new security solution that can help you identify cyber criminals, build a cyber-attack profile, and more effectively protect your valuable data and assets.
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Published: 04 Sep 2014

DomainTools

8 Simple Steps to Bring Shadow IT into the Light
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth white paper outlines the 8 essential steps for IT professionals to drag Shadow IT into the light and regain control of their organization.
Posted: 02 Sep 2014 | Published: 02 Sep 2014

Rackspace

Address Changing Business Realities with Enhanced Business Continuity Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth resource outlines a new approach to BCM that allows companies to make the changes they need in order to be more competitive while protecting its reputation and future.
Posted: 29 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

Countering Cyber Threats with Behavioral Analytics
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how organizations can leverage big data and behavioral analytics in their network to foil the top attacks.
Posted: 29 Aug 2014 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Combatting Digital Fraud: A CIO Report
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, explore a web threat detection solution that leverages big data to enable security teams to better combat digital fraud.
Posted: 29 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

RSA, The Security Division of EMC
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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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