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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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Free Trial: Real-Time Threat Detection and Security Visibility from Day 1
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SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: This resource contains a free 30-day trial of an innovative new Unified Security Management platform, designed and priced to aid mid-market organizations in obtaining complete security visibility and advanced threat intelligence.
Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Premiered: 24 Jul 2014

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PCI DSS Reporting Requirements for People Who Hate PCI DSS Reporting
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Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Premiered: Jul 24, 2014

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Combatting APTs with a Defense-in-Depth Security Approach
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WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper contains critical information on why a defense-in-depth security approach has proven effective in protecting organizations' sensitive data from APTs.
Posted: 22 Jul 2014 | Published: 05 Mar 2014

CDW Corporation

5 Things Your Organization Can Do Today to Improve Security
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource contains insights from a security assessment professional on the problematic patterns that he has observed within a wide variety of organizations, as well as their simple but critical solutions.
Posted: 22 Jul 2014 | Published: 04 Apr 2014

CDW Corporation

Threat Intelligence: The Key to a Complete Vulnerability Management Strategy
sponsored by AlienVault
WEBCAST: This webcast provides insight into rethinking vulnerability management. It also reviews the common challenges of vulnerability management and ways to overcome those challenges.
Posted: 18 Jul 2014 | Premiered: Jul 18, 2014

AlienVault

Five Tips to Improve a Threat and Vulnerability Management Program
sponsored by Alert Logic
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explains how to improve your enterprise's threat and vulnerability management program in 5 simple steps.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 11 Jul 2014

Alert Logic

How threat intelligence can give enterprise security the upper hand
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, expert Nick Lewis, information security officer at Saint Louis University, covers the benefits of a threat intelligence strategy for enterprises, as well as how to integrate intel feeds with existing security programs.
Posted: 25 Jun 2014 | Published: 25 Jun 2014

IBM

Protect Your Brand with Alert Logic PCI DSS Compliance Solutions
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WHITE PAPER: This product brief outlines Alert Logic's cloud-powered solutions and the unique benefits offered to help eliminate the burden of PCI compliance.
Posted: 13 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2012

Alert Logic

How To Avoid Heartbleed Or Similar SSL Related Vulnerabilities?
sponsored by i-Sprint Innovations
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores top strategies for resolving Heartbleed and similar SSL-related vulnerabilities.
Posted: 29 May 2014 | Published: 29 May 2014

i-Sprint Innovations

IT Security: Midsize Businesses Face Enterprise-Caliber Threats
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a solution that delivers a set of comprehensive, purpose-built tools that work effectively to manage and monitor security data for midsize businesses. This allows these midsize companies to leverage fast, effective and holistic data security.
Posted: 22 May 2014 | Published: 22 May 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

What Are The Real Threats? Using Threat Research Reports to Set Security Priorities
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This resource features key findings from the top 4 security reports published in the last year to help IT pros better understand and identify potential threats.
Posted: 14 May 2014 | Published: 14 May 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

10 Network Security Tools and Tests Everyone Should Use
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides a list of 10 security tools or tests that will help you check out suspicious issues and keep ahead of new risks and threats.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 14 Apr 2014

Global Knowledge

Protecting Your Critical Data with Integrated Security Intelligence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features a security intelligence platform that integrates with data monitoring and vulnerability assessment for improved threat detection.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

IBM

Security intelligence is the smart way to keep the cloud safe
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will examine the intelligence capabilities necessary for gaining visibility into, and control over, cloud security. It also demonstrates how an integrated suite of end-to-end security intelligence solutions can help meet cloud security needs.
Posted: 25 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

The Expert's How-to on Vulnerability Management
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: How can enterprises get a better handle on vulnerabilities and ensure security issues aren't overlooked? With you in mind, we've created The Expert's How-to on Vulnerability Management which explores the steps you can take to develop a data breach incident response plan, the top five Web application vulnerabilities, and how to circumvent them.
Posted: 18 Mar 2014 | Published: 18 Mar 2014

TechTarget

Endpoint Protection Platforms for Enterprises
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores a unique enterprise endpoint protection platform that encompasses a multitude of security tools.
Posted: 14 Feb 2014 | Published: 08 Jan 2014

Symantec Corporation

Rabobank International Enabling Customers to Bank Safe with HP
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WEBCAST: This brief video explores how one bank refocused their security energy towards data protection and customer experience management.
Posted: 13 Feb 2014 | Premiered: Oct 3, 2013

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KPN Focuses on Information Security with HP
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WEBCAST: This brief video explores how one company learned from a past security breach and now is focusing more time and money towards system security.
Posted: 13 Feb 2014 | Premiered: Oct 3, 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Handbook: Vulnerability Management
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This TechGuide will help you both identify and prioritize vulnerabilities based on sound risk-management principles, ensuring a vulnerability management program that is effective and aligned with broader risk-management goals.
Posted: 27 Jan 2014 | Published: 27 Jan 2014

SearchSecurity.com

EMA report: A Provocative New Approach to Integrated Security Intelligence: IBM Introduces QRadar Vulnerability Manager
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Many security teams struggle with the limitations of traditional, isolated security tools. For today's complex IT infrastructure, you need a comprehensive, integrated way to manage the security of your applications, network, and data.
Posted: 06 Dec 2013 | Published: 03 Jul 2013

IBM

Best Practices for Security and Compliance with Amazon Web Services
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: This resource sheds light on the latest expectations for cloud security, and what role providers and customers have in securing a cloud environment. Click through to reveal 12 steps to a successful secure cloud adoption.
Posted: 15 May 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Trend Micro

Retail Data Breaches Expose Security Vulnerabilities – What Can We Learn?
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WEBCAST: Tune in to this informative webcast to learn about how to protect your database from breaches and other security vulnerabilities.
Posted: 12 May 2014 | Premiered: Mar 4, 2014

Symantec Corporation

Discovering Vulnerable Web Applications
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes how large enterprises can effectively discover, catalog and scan web applications to control vulnerabilities as part of their organization's overall vulnerability management program.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

Qualys

Real Time Endpoint Compliance for Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore an endpoint management solution that will help federal agencies continuously monitor, manage, and detect vulnerabilities across their critical networks.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

Knowledge is Power: The Symantec Guide to Protecting your Website
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores the importance of securing your system, overcoming any vulnerabilities and how this can help you maintain consumer confidence.
Posted: 30 Jan 2014 | Published: 30 Jan 2014

Symantec 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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