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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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The Complete Guide To Google Apps Security
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this helpful guide, explore the available additional protection services and technologies for securing data stored in Google's cloud.
Posted: 04 Mar 2015 | Published: 07 Jan 2015

Datto, Inc.

Data breach protection requires new barriers
sponsored by Websense
EGUIDE: Access this eGuide to hear from security experts why a shift in perspective is needed, and why organizations can build better data breach protection by assuming the occurrence of a breach.
Posted: 02 Mar 2015 | Published: 02 Mar 2015

Websense

March Information Security – The Hunt for Data Analytics
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: Big data and analytics show promise for better threat detection. Should these technologies be combined with SIEM products, or is it time to move beyond these high alert systems?
Posted: 02 Mar 2015 | Published: 02 Mar 2015

SearchSecurity.com

Case Study: Securing 1000+ Apps from a Centralized Dashboard
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Access this case study to learn how one banking firm centralized their strategy and automated testing to ensure consistency and reduce costs with a cloud-based security platform.
Posted: 26 Feb 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Why Application Security is a Business Imperative
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn how to close application vulnerability gaps and mitigate business risk.  Read on to learn more.
Posted: 26 Feb 2015 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Detecting Web App Vulnerabilities Before Hackers Do
sponsored by IBM
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: View now to learn how a web application analysis tool detects your web app vulnerabilities and compiles them in an easy to read security report to help you remediate faster. View now to learn more.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Premiered: 18 Feb 2015

IBM

Detecting Mobile App Security Gaps
sponsored by IBM
PRODUCT DEMO: Access this resource today for your free download of IBM's Security AppScan Mobile Analyzer to detect any gaps in your app mobile app security.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Premiered: 04 Feb 2015

IBM

App Security: Going Beyond Scanning and Remediation
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines one cloud-based app security platform that continuously monitors and assesses business-critical applications to find vulnerabilities earlier.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Published: 09 Jul 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Why Every CIO Should Consider Vulnerability Assessment a Necessity
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, CIOs will learn why vulnerability assessment is so essential to enterprise security, and can discover a leading vulnerability assessment platform that scans targeted systems on a scheduled basis in order to increase your understanding of your organization's overall security posture.
Posted: 03 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM

Best Practices for Selecting a VulnerabilityManagement(VM) Solution
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: Access this checklist of best practices for selecting a vulnerability management solution that will save you time and help you understand what to look for.
Posted: 02 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Qualys

Trial Download: InfoSphere Guardium Vulnerability Evaluation Edition
sponsored by IBM
SOFTWARE DEMO: This resource provides a free trial of a leading vulnerability assessment platform that you can set up easily and use to explore the benefits of database vulnerability assessment without the overhead of an enterprise deployment.
Posted: 02 Feb 2015 | Premiered: 02 Feb 2015

IBM

Vulnerability Assessment: Discover Holes in Your Database Security With This Easy-to-Configure Trial
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: This video provides a simple explanation of how to deploy a 30-day trial of a leading vulnerability assessment platform, giving you critical insight into your enterprise's security vulnerabilities in no time.
Posted: 02 Feb 2015 | Premiered: 06 Nov 2014

IBM

2014 Global Report on the Cost of Cyber Crime
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: View this informative white paper report now to learn what to expect from hackers and how to safeguard your organization. Read on to learn how to assess your security needs and which platforms and systems to choose to mitigate risk by viewing things through the attacker's perspective.
Posted: 02 Feb 2015 | Published: 22 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Assess Database Vulnerabilities and Eliminate Risk
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: This video introduces a vulnerability assessment solution that utilizes in-depth evaluations to examine patch levels and database configurations, highlighting vulnerabilities in your environment so you can quickly remediate problems and safeguard your critical data.
Posted: 30 Jan 2015 | Premiered: 11 Nov 2014

IBM

Providing Security and Compliance for an Ever-Growing Number of Endpoints
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces you to an easy-to-manage, quick-to-deploy solution that supports security for a large variety and large numbers of endpoints — from servers to desktop PCs, Internet-connected laptops, smartphones and other mobile devices, as well as specialized equipment such as point-of-sale devices, ATMs and self-service kiosks.
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Jan 2015

IBM

Allgress Insight Risk Management Suite
sponsored by Allgress
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a risk management suite that enables security professionals to apply business context to security and compliance management. It also empowers business stakeholders to make informed investment decisions that align with top business priorities.
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 | Published: 26 Jan 2015

Allgress

Web Application Security for Dummies
sponsored by Qualys
EBOOK: This e-book explains how to quickly locate and remediate vulnerabilities in order to prevent attackers from gaining control over the application and obtaining access to the server, database, and other back-end IT resources.
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

Qualys

Risk I/O Explainer Video
sponsored by Risk IO
WEBCAST: Download this exclusive video now to learn about a vulnerability management solution that will reveal your system vulnerabilities, identify those most at risk, show you exactly what you need to fix, and much more.
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 | Premiered: Jan 15, 2014

Risk IO

Best Practices for Selecting a Web Application Scanning (WAS) Solution
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how a Web Application Scanning solution can help you to locate and test web-based apps, and provides a checklist of best practices that will help you to understand what to look for when selecting a WAS solution.
Posted: 23 Jan 2015 | Published: 16 May 2013

Qualys

Learn About Each Module of the Allgress Insight Risk Management Suite
sponsored by Allgress
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a risk management suite that enables security professionals to apply business context to security and compliance management. It also empowers business stakeholders to make informed investment decisions that align with top business priorities.
Posted: 23 Jan 2015 | Published: 23 Jan 2015

Allgress

Protecting Against Web Application Threats Using SSL
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, readers learn about the many factors that leave web applications vulnerable to attack; how SSL encryption can help to prevent the risk of data loss; how to assess their current state of vulnerability; and much more.
Posted: 19 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Symantec Corporation

Breach Preparation: Plan for the Inevitability of Compromise
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: This important white paper provides insight from a data forensics expert, an attorney who works closely with board-of-directors-level management, a crisis communications professional, and an incident responder and technical expert to help you establish an effective incident response plan.
Posted: 12 Jan 2015 | Published: 08 Jan 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Move on From your Ineffective Static Security Approach
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, learn how Cisco FireSIGHT® Management Center (Management Center) supports the Cisco®suite of anti-malware, intrusion prevention system (IPS), and next-generation firewall security products.
Posted: 31 Dec 2014 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

Cisco

3 Essential Aspects of an Integrated Threat Defense Strategy
sponsored by Sourcefire
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive infographic explores the three key aspects of creating an integrated threat defense strategy that gives you the visibility to discover and protect against socially engineered exploits.
Posted: 31 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Sourcefire

Addressing the Full Attack Continuum: A New Threat-Centric Security Model for Before, During, and After an Attack
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This important white paper explores a security solution that spans the entire attack continuum.
Posted: 31 Dec 2014 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

Cisco
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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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