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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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Staying Protected Before, During, and After a Cyber Attack
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, discover a new threat-centric security strategy that can provide superior visibility, continuous control, and advanced threat protection during all part of an attack– all while reducing complexity.
Posted: 19 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Next Generation Firewalls: Here’s What You Need To Know
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: This expert eGuide breaks down next-generation firewalls, their new features, and the new IT rules that come along with them.
Posted: 19 Sep 2014 | Published: 19 Sep 2014

HP and Intel

Eliminate Security Blindspots with New Encrypted Traffic Management Solutions
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
RESOURCE: In this interactive guide, discover new encrypted traffic management solutions that can expose security blind spots without compromising privacy or regulatory compliance.
Posted: 19 Sep 2014 | Published: 19 Sep 2014

Blue Coat Systems

Why Next-Generation Firewalls Are Critical To Your Organization’s Network Security
sponsored by Icomm Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth white explores the next generation of firewalls, which can provide more effective advanced threat protection, enhanced application intelligence and control, and higher performance.
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 | Published: 18 Sep 2014

Icomm Technologies

Unified Threat Management Provides Simplified Management and Increase Security
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
SOFTWARE DEMO: Check this software trial download to experience firsthand how new UTM solutions can help boost your current security solution with centralized management, flexible deployment, and high performance.
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 | Premiered: 18 Sep 2014

Sophos, Inc.

The Balancing Act of Threat Intelligence and Risk
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this expert resource, get an inside at how risk management and threat intelligence affect global risk assessment, and how security officers can benefit from them.
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 | Published: 18 Sep 2014

CDW Corporation

Does Your SIEM Integrate Threat Data?
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This expert eGuide explores how new technologies are integrating threat intelligence into SIEM solutions and enabling organizations to better prioritize security controls.
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 | Published: 18 Sep 2014

CDW Corporation

Threat-Aware Identity and Access Management for Mobile, Cloud, and Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper presents new identity and access management (IAM) solutions with integrated threat prevention and analysis, increased granularity, and simplified user interfaces and dashboards.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Anatomy of a Cyber-Attack: How Cyber Criminals Operate, and How You Can Stop Them
sponsored by Icomm Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this informative resource, get an inside look the basic steps of a cyber-attack, from reconnaissance to intrusion to malware insertion, as well as new integrated security solutions that can help prevent these malicious activities from disrupting your business.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Icomm Technologies

Stop Attacks Hiding Under the Cover of SSL Encryption
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: This concise info graphic presents a new encrypted traffic management solution that provides organizations with unprecedented visibility, control, and policy creation options.
Posted: 16 Sep 2014 | Published: 09 Dec 2013

Blue Coat Systems

2014 Gartner SIEM Market Report: Which Vendors Deliver?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this Gartner report, get the facts on today's SIEM vendor landscape with in-depth evaluations and breakdowns of the top players and products in the industry.
Posted: 16 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Jun 2014

IBM

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

HP Mobile Security Assessment
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
DATA SHEET: In this resource, discover a mobile security assessment that tests your most sensitive applications.
Posted: 15 Sep 2014 | Published: 01 Jun 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

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 Wild World of Malware: Keeping Your Company Safe from Advanced Threats
sponsored by Icomm Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth resource, gain essential knowledge on today's advanced malware threats, and discover how new next-generation firewalls (NGFW) can prevent them from gaining access to your valuable data.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

Icomm 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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