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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 Top 10 Reports for Managing Vulnerabilities
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This paper introduces 10 of the most important vulnerability management, organized across the four key steps in the vulnerability management lifecycle.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 17 Apr 2014

Qualys

Measure Risks and Vulnerability Effectively
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores strategies for measuring your risks and vulnerabilities, as well as understanding what you must do to achieve these goals.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Third Party Applications: A Chink in Your Armour
sponsored by Lumension
WEBCAST: This webcast sheds light on the prevalence of third party application vulnerabilities. View now for key tips from industry leaders on how to reduce these risks with optimum patch management.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Apr 15, 2014

Lumension

Cisco: Scaling Application Vulnerability Management Across the Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This case study reveals the solution that one organization chose to help improve application security testing efficiencies at a reduced cost.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

IBM

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

Best Practices for Selecting a Vulnerability Management (VM) Solution
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores some best practices for deploying a VM solution and outlines how it is essential for your security strategy.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 16 May 2013

Qualys

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: You can never be too careful when it comes to your vulnerability management initiatives. This expert guide explores the steps your business can take to develop a data breach incident response plan and prevent data loss incidents. Also discover the five common web application vulnerabilities and how to prevent against them.
Posted: 18 Mar 2014 | Published: 18 Mar 2014

TechTarget

Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms
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

Hewlett-Packard Limited

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

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

Six Steps to SIEM Success
sponsored by AlienVault
WEBCAST: In this webinar, we cover the six key steps every IT practitioner should take to go from installation to insight as quickly as possible with a SIEM solution. You'll learn how to leverage SIEM event correlation to aggregate, correlate and analyze all of the security-relevant log data in your environment.
Posted: 16 Oct 2013 | Premiered: Oct 16, 2013

AlienVault

PCI DSS Simplified: What You Need to Know
sponsored by AlienVault
WEBCAST: Maintaining, verifying, and demonstrating PCI DSS compliance is far from a trivial exercise. In this webcast, join compliance experts from AlienVault to learn how to implement effective incident response with emerging threat intelligence and more.
Posted: 14 Oct 2013 | Premiered: Oct 14, 2013

AlienVault

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

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

How Can You Avoid a Web Security Breach? It's All in the Preparation
sponsored by Thawte Inc.
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, from SearchCompliance.com, discover simple steps in order to avoid web security breaches.
Posted: 14 Nov 2013 | Published: 14 Nov 2013

Thawte Inc.

Endpoint Security Technology
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
EGUIDE: Access this expert e-guide for a technical overview of endpoint protection software, and learn to evaluate various vendors through valuable insight on software's different capabilities in reducing security risks for business well-being.
Posted: 04 Nov 2013 | Published: 04 Nov 2013

Symantec Corporation

The Pros and Cons of SSL Decryption for Enterprise Network Monitoring
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
EGUIDE: SearchSecurity.com expert on network security, Brad Casey discusses the pros and cons of SSL decryption to determine its viability as an enterprise network monitoring aid. Read the e-guide and hear his opinion on how to use SSL decryption as an enterprise security tactic.
Posted: 17 Oct 2013 | Published: 17 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

Securely Implement and Configure SSL to Ward Off SSL Vulnerabilities
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
EGUIDE: Expert Nick Lewis, CISSP, information security architect as Saint Louis University, covers in this e-guide how to implement and configure SSL's to ward off vulnerabilities within your organization.
Posted: 17 Oct 2013 | Published: 17 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

Vulnerability Assessment
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for the truth behind today's vulnerability assessment approaches, and why a clearer vision of the problem is needed for more successful security systems. Click now to unveil an opportunity to bridge the gap between vulnerability assessment and security management, and use actionable intelligence as effective defense.
Posted: 14 Oct 2013 | Published: 14 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

The Use Case for Integrated Vulnerability Management CORE Security
sponsored by Core Security Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper emphasizes the importance of an effective vulnerability management infrastructure to avoid data overload challenges and explores how to stay on track by consolidating, analyzing, and prioritizing data for maximum security.
Posted: 10 Oct 2013 | Published: 10 Oct 2013

Core Security Technologies

Three Mistakes Companies Make When It Comes to Vulnerability Management
sponsored by Core Security Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, get 3 self-assessment questions to establish whether or not your approach to vulnerability management is truly successful at mitigating future security risks.
Posted: 07 Oct 2013 | Published: 07 Oct 2013

Core Security Technologies
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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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