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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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We’ve Been Breached!
sponsored by Delego
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper will help you figure out what to do when a breach occurs to prevent as much damage as possible.
Posted: 15 Dec 2014 | Published: 15 Dec 2014

Delego

The Cyber-Resilient Enterprise: Harnessing Your Security Intelligence
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This important whitepaper offers security resiliency as the paradigm shift that must occur, forcing you to rethink the way you approach security, utilize what you already have, identify the gaps, and move from reaction to prediction.
Posted: 15 Dec 2014 | Published: 15 Dec 2014

Symantec Corporation

Protect Your Organization by Thinking Like an Attacker
sponsored by Core Security Technologies
VIDEO: Download this exclusive video now to learn about a solution that helps you think like an attacker while consolidating, prioritizing, and normalizing threats.
Posted: 10 Dec 2014 | Premiered: 10 Dec 2014

Core Security Technologies

Why Attack Intelligence Matters
sponsored by Core Security Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Continue on to this informative white paper to learn how attack intelligence can analyze your vulnerability data, security events, and configuration data to give you a concise view of the attack paths to your most critical data.
Posted: 10 Dec 2014 | Published: 10 Dec 2014

Core Security Technologies

The Threat and Vulnerability Management Maturity Model
sponsored by Core Security Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper dives into the threat and vulnerability management maturity model, explaining how it works to reduce the risk of breach.
Posted: 10 Dec 2014 | Published: 10 Dec 2014

Core Security Technologies

Risk-Based Security Buyer's Guide: Addressing Enterprise-class Threats on an SME-class Budget
sponsored by TaaSera
WEBCAST: This exclusive whitepaper will show you how you must shift from a threat-based strategy that focuses on securing the perimeter to a risk-based approach that features a well-conceived incident response plan.
Posted: 08 Dec 2014 | Premiered: Nov 10, 2014

TaaSera

Plan to Migrate before Windows Server 2003 End of Life
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, explore why it is crucial to begin your migration away from WS 2003 now and what your options are for an upgrade. View a pros and cons list of several server and OS avenues you can take. Read on to discover IT professional insights to assess which solution is right for your organization's workload and budget.
Posted: 05 Dec 2014 | Published: 05 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

How to Build Defense in Depth Against Advanced Cyber Attacks with Vectra and Sandbox Security
sponsored by Vectra Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces Vectra, a leading innovator in real-time detection of in-progress cyber attacks that complements sandbox security solutions to create an in-depth defense against advanced persistent threats.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Published: 03 Dec 2014

Vectra Networks

Win the Race Against Time to Stay Ahead of Cybercriminals
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover how IBM Security QRadar Incident Forensics can help enterprises investigate and gather evidence on breaches.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Published: 08 Jul 2014

IBM

Cost of a Breach Rising; How to Protect Against It
sponsored by TaaSera
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores how the Target breach of 2013 has changed the way organizations approach security.
Posted: 01 Dec 2014 | Published: 01 Dec 2014

TaaSera

Making Risk Management More Effective with Security Ratings
sponsored by BitSight
WHITE PAPER: Download this exclusive white paper now to learn about three security ratings that can help you identify, quantify, and mitigate risk throughout your environment.
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 15 Apr 2014

BitSight

Tis the Season for Safer Shopping? Assessing the Security Performance of the Retail Industry
sponsored by BitSight
WHITE PAPER: Last holiday season the security shortcomings of the retail industry were on full display with the Target breach and other high-profile incidents. So, have they made any significant changes to move from the naughty to nice list this year?
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 25 Nov 2014

BitSight

Cloud Infrastructure Security: It's Time to Rethink Your Strategy
sponsored by CloudPassage
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses why, in order to truly reap the benefits of the cloud, leaders need to rethink their approach to infrastructure security.
Posted: 24 Nov 2014 | Published: 24 Nov 2014

CloudPassage

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

Full Analysis of the Cyber-Risk Management Landscape in 2014
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 Report - 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
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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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