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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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How Often Should IT Security and Firewalls be Upgraded?
sponsored by Icomm Technologies
VIDEO: Download this exclusive video now to learn about important lifecycle consideration factors, like cost and firmware upgrades, and much more.
Posted: 30 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 30 Oct 2014

Icomm Technologies

Why Senior Executives Should Care about Firewalls and Gateway Security
sponsored by Icomm Technologies
VIDEO: This exclusive video will help you make a business case to senior executives on why they need to invest in a next-generation firewall.
Posted: 30 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 30 Oct 2014

Icomm Technologies

DDoS Mitigation Best Practices for a Rapidly Changing Threat Landscape
sponsored by Verisign, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores five best practices for distributed denial of service attack mitigation.
Posted: 29 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2012

Verisign, Inc.

Demo: RSA Security Analytics: SIEM Use Case
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
VIDEO: Watch this demo to discover RSA Security Analytics 10.4 in action as it solves a complex security information and event management (SIEM) use case.
Posted: 29 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 29 Oct 2014

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Finding an Evil in the Haystack
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the tools, technologies and techniques required for comprehensive detection and remediation of advanced malware threats and why traditional signature-based approaches fall short of protecting your organization.
Posted: 29 Oct 2014 | Published: 18 Oct 2012

EMC Corporation

Getting IT Security Right: Security Lessons Learned
sponsored by Icomm Technologies
VIDEO: This exclusive video looks at why organizations assume that because they haven't had a breach yet they are safe and why that assumption is wrong.
Posted: 29 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 29 Oct 2014

Icomm Technologies

Remove Vulnerabilities by Fortifying Security Basics
sponsored by Icomm Technologies
VIDEO: This valuable video explores how many companies are dropping the ball when it comes to the security basics.
Posted: 29 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 29 Oct 2014

Icomm Technologies

Demo: RSA ECAT
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
VIDEO: Watch this demo to see what real-time malware analysis on the endpoint looks like with RSA ECAT.
Posted: 28 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 28 Oct 2014

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

DDoS Malware
sponsored by Verisign, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Check out this valuable whitepaper now to learn about five specific types of DDoS attacks, how they work, what you can do to prevent them, and much more.
Posted: 28 Oct 2014 | Published: 09 Oct 2013

Verisign, Inc.

Evaluating Security Monitoring Alternatives
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper makes a case for adding security monitoring to your protection strategy, detailing its value and comparing some services.
Posted: 27 Oct 2014 | Published: 15 Apr 2008

Symantec Corporation

DDoS and Downtime Considerations for Risk Management
sponsored by Verisign, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores your risk management options when it comes to distributed denial of service attacks.
Posted: 27 Oct 2014 | Published: 11 Oct 2012

Verisign, Inc.

Demo: RSA Security Analytics and RSA ECAT
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
VIDEO: See key features of RSA Security Analytics 10.4 and RSA ECAT 4.0 in action including log collection, packet analysis, the addition of Netflow, and real-time malware analysis on the endpoint.
Posted: 27 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 27 Oct 2014

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

RSA Security Analytics and RSA ECAT Customer Case Study: LA World Airports
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
VIDEO: Bob Cheong, CISO of LA World Airports, discusses why RSA Security Analytics and RSA ECAT are key components of his state-of-the-art security operations center (SOC).
Posted: 27 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 27 Oct 2014

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

The Top 5 Security Challenges of Higher Education
sponsored by Tenable Network Security
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper discusses how in addition to the same IT security challenges as commercial enterprises, universities face a number of difficulties that are entirely unique to higher education.
Posted: 24 Oct 2014 | Published: 24 Oct 2014

Tenable Network Security

Information-Driven Security through RSA Security Analytics 10.4 and RSA ECAT 4.0
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
VIDEO: Learn what CISOs can do to better protect their organizations from security breaches, and why a Big Data security analytics architecture is necessary for threat detection and response.
Posted: 23 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 23 Oct 2014

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Breaches Happen: Be Prepared
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper will teach you how to protect yourself from damaging attacks and effectively respond to them and unveils the protection and defense life cycle.
Posted: 23 Oct 2014 | Published: 23 Oct 2014

Symantec Corporation

Best Practices for Deploying Cloud
sponsored by Scalr
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide reveals why cloud industry expert David Linthicum believes clouds are more secure than traditional IT systems, as well as hybrid clouds taking over in the future.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Published: 22 Oct 2014

Scalr

Build a more-secure web infrastructure with DataPower
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the importance of building a highly secure web application infrastructure, due to the growing amount of confidential business information accessible through devices.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Aug 2012

IBM

DDoS Mitigation And DNS Availability Should Be Key Components of Resiliency Strategy
sponsored by Verisign, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores an in-depth Forrester survey of 245 IT professionals from enterprises in the US and UK, looking at how they deal with DDoS and DNS security.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Published: 12 Dec 2013

Verisign, Inc.

10 Steps to Mitigate a DDoS Attack in Real Time
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource details a 10-step process to stopping distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks immediately and before critical damage can be made.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Published: 15 Jan 2014

F5 Networks

Improve Intrusion Detection with Effective Threat Management
sponsored by Alert Logic
CASE STUDY: This exclusive case study explores the threat management solution one organization chose to improve their intrusion detection.
Posted: 20 Oct 2014 | Published: 20 Oct 2014

Alert Logic

Head First into the Sandbox
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive whitepaper now to learn about the evolution of sandboxing and explore some advanced evasion techniques.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Rosetta Stone Case Study: Improve Security and Compliance with Threat Management
sponsored by Alert Logic
CASE STUDY: This exclusive case study explores a threat management that can help you improve security and compliance.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2014

Alert Logic

High Alert on Cyber-Risk and Cyber-Security Preparedness
sponsored by SurfWatch Labs
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide offers an in-depth exploration of cyber intelligence and covers why you need to be on high alert for cyber-risk and cyber-security preparedness.
Posted: 16 Oct 2014 | Published: 16 Oct 2014

SurfWatch Labs

Next-Generation Firewall Product Analysis
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper offers a detailed performance report on one next-generation firewall solution.
Posted: 16 Oct 2014 | Published: 16 Oct 2014

Fortinet, Inc.
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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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