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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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eGuide: Information Security - Buyer's Guide to Messaging Security
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: Protecting messaging services is an important part of any business messaging strategy. Vulnerabilities abound when you allow messaging traffic for delivery over the Internet. The scope of this guide will focus on email security although many of these concepts will also apply to other types of messaging.
Posted: 20 Nov 2009 | Published: 20 Nov 2009

SearchSecurity.com

Avoiding the Top 5 Vulnerability Management Mistakes: The New Rules of Vulnerability Management
sponsored by eEye Digital Security
WHITE PAPER: In this guide, you’ll learn how to avoid the top five vulnerability management mistakes to protect critical IT assets and improve your security posture, while reducing costs. Read this paper to learn more.
Posted: 10 Jul 2010 | Published: 09 Jul 2010

eEye Digital Security

Virus Bulletin: Comparative Reviews in 2010
sponsored by ESET
WHITE PAPER: This paper shows you the latest news about the VB100 testing, Linux Enterprise Server 11, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 R2 and so much more.
Posted: 16 Jun 2010 | Published: 16 Jun 2010

ESET

ForwardView: Four Areas of Security Vital to Business Health
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Identifying areas of vulnerability can be increasingly challenging for small to mid-size businesses, but there are four areas – privacy, compliance, risk management and overall security capabilities – where information security is vital to business and profitability.
Posted: 15 Jun 2010 | Published: 08 Nov 2008

IBM

E-Book: Technical Guide on Vulnerability Management
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: SearchSecurity.com presents a comprehensive guide to vulnerability management. Our experts cover all the angles with authoritative technical advice on: application security testing methods; leveraging vulnerability assessment results; analysis and correlation of pen test results; Windows patch management; and how to best assess your security state.
Posted: 03 Jun 2010 | Published: 03 Jun 2010

SearchSecurity.com

The Industrialization of Hacking
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: The industrialization of hacking coincides with a critical shift in what's considered today's prized commodity: data. Read this paper to find out more.
Posted: 02 Jun 2010 | Published: 02 Jun 2010

Imperva

Protecting Your Applications from Backdoors: How Static Binary Analysis Helps Build High-Assurance Applications
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Backdoors pose operational risk to software that is too significant for organizations to ignore. Binary-level application testing (also called compiled-code analysis) makes it possible to examine the entire application in its final “as delivered” form. Read this white paper to learn more about protecting applications from backdoor vulnerabilities.
Posted: 10 May 2010 | Published: 10 May 2010

Veracode, Inc.

Successfully Mitigating Corporate Risk
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses how to help reduce risk and successfully manage your security infrastructure through conducting vulnerability assessments, using discovery tools, adopting centralized policy setting and event correlation, and taking a cohesive approach to updating network equipment.
Posted: 06 Apr 2010 | Published: 05 Apr 2010

AT&T Corp

BeyondTrust 2009 Microsoft Vulnerability Analysis
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This report demonstrates the critical role that restricting administrator rights plays in protecting against vulnerabilities. It is important to note that this increased protection is achievable in one simple step without any impact on productivity — by implementing a desktop Privilege Identity Management solution.
Posted: 05 Apr 2010 | Published: 01 Apr 2010

BeyondTrust Corporation

Presentation Transcript: Stuff Happens - How to Assess Risks and Set Objectives for Business Continuity Plans 
sponsored by Marathon Technologies
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Disaster recovery (DR) plans become more complicated and difficult when businesses try to identify all risk scenarios and assign quantitative value to the likelihood of them happening. This transcript will guide you through the process of determining what needs to be protected within your business data and infrastructure.
Posted: 02 Apr 2010 | Published: 02 Apr 2010

Marathon Technologies

Beating Web Application Security Threats
sponsored by Thawte Inc.
EBOOK: The rapid increase in usage, development and complexity of Web applications has created new opportunities for companies that employ them and hackers who attack them. This handbook delivers up-to-date information on security threats to Web 2.0 and rich Internet applications and expert advice on how to avoid those threats.
Posted: 18 Mar 2010 | Published: 18 Mar 2010

Thawte Inc.

Smart Techniques for Application Security: Whitebox + Blackbox Security Testing
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: Join us for a one-hour Web seminar where members of our security research team will discuss whitebox and blackbox application security testing techniques, highlight how their approaches to vulnerability detection compliment one another and share best practices for embedding application security testing across the software development lifecycle.
Posted: 10 Mar 2010 | Premiered: Mar 10, 2010

IBM

Information Security Magazine - March 2010: Linking ‘Who’ and ‘What’
sponsored by Information Security Magazine
EZINE: This month’s cover story, “Linking ‘Who’ and ‘What’”, explains the new trend of joining SIM and IAM strategies to tie system vulnerabilities and policy violations to the user activity that causes them. Other articles in this month’s issue cover topics such as security management, vulnerability assessment, compliance, and more.
Posted: 09 Mar 2010 | Published: 09 Mar 2010

Information Security Magazine

Understanding and Selecting a Database Assessment Solution
sponsored by Application Security, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: In this analyst report, Securosis’ Adrian Lane explores the inner workings of assessment tools and the business value they provide, and will make specific recommendations on evaluating, purchasing, and deploying Database Assessment.
Posted: 21 Feb 2010 | Published: 22 Feb 2010

Application Security, Inc.

Four Steps to Cure Your Patch Management Headache
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: Using patch and vulnerability management as the principal component of your risk mitigation strategy and taking prudent measures to establish a best practices approach can help reduce costs and risks in the long term.
Posted: 11 Feb 2010 | Published: 11 Feb 2010

Lumension

Keeping Up with PCI: Implementing Network Segmentation and Monitoring Security Controls
sponsored by SonicWALL
EGUIDE: Read this expert e-guide to get tips on establishing a process for logging activity and tying records to users, learn three main requirements for testing security controls, and find out how to implement PCI network segmentation and how it may ease PCI compliance for your organization.
Posted: 04 Feb 2010 | Published: 04 Feb 2010

SonicWALL

2010: Cybercrime Coming of Age
sponsored by ESET
WHITE PAPER: In this paper you'll read that cybercrime is on the rise, not only in terms of the number of perpetrators and the volume of crimes committed, but also in terms of the range of techniques employed to carry them out.
Posted: 02 Feb 2010 | Published: 01 Jan 2010

ESET

CORE IMPACT Pro V10
sponsored by Core Security Technologies
PRODUCT DEMO: Please join Core Security for a live demonstration of CORE IMPACT Pro, the most comprehensive product for performing security assurance testing on an organization’s network systems, endpoint systems, end users and web applications.
Posted: 30 Dec 2009 | Premiered: 30 Dec 2009

Core Security Technologies

Considerations for Integrating Intelligence into Security Operations
sponsored by VeriSign EMEA
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper outlines four critical elements of cyber security intelligence that organizations must meet to ensure that the integration of the intelligence will help improve the safety and profitability of enterprises. This paper also presents specific questions to ask when determining the best approach for an overall risk-mitigation strategy.
Posted: 23 Dec 2009 | Published: 03 Dec 2009

VeriSign EMEA

E-Book: Protecting Against Web Threats
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: Some organizations have security controls in place for web threats, but few organizations have comprehensive web security programs. In this e-book, we give you best practices for securing Web 2.0, tips for reducing web application vulnerabilities, and strategies for developing, implementing, and enforcing tight Social Networking policies.
Posted: 10 Dec 2009 | Published: 10 Dec 2009

SearchSecurity.com

This Month in the Threat Webscape for October 2009
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
VIDEO: The Websense Security Labs Threatscape delivers information about breaking security research topics and today's advanced Internet threats. This Month's 'In the Threatscape' is a review of October's Web threat activity. Watch the video to learn more.
Posted: 20 Nov 2009 | Premiered: 10 Nov 2009

Websense, Inc.

Podcast: Insider Threats - an Interview with the Former Deputy Director of the National Security Agency - NSA
sponsored by Imperva
PODCAST: Bill Crowell, former Deputy Director of the NSA, is interviewed in this podcast. He talks extensively about insider threats, shares some stories from the trenches, and discusses the nature of cybercrime. Bill also covers the importance of sensitive data protection –- especially around mission-critical applications and databases.
Posted: 12 Nov 2009 | Premiered: Nov 12, 2009

Imperva

Securing PostgreSQL from External Attack
sponsored by EnterpriseDB Corporation
WEBCAST: Databases are an important part of a company’s infrastructure, but they also tend to be rich with attack vectors to exploit. This webcast explores the many potential PostgreSQL external vulnerabilities and then shows how those vulnerabilities can be secured. Watch this webcast to learn how to protect one of your company’s most valued assets.
Posted: 09 Nov 2009 | Premiered: Nov 9, 2009

EnterpriseDB Corporation

Try Rational AppScan
sponsored by IBM
ASSESSMENT TOOL: Download Rational® AppScan® Standard Edition V7.9, previously known as Watchfire AppScan, a leading Web application security testing tool that automates vulnerability assessments and scans and tests for all common Web application vulnerabilities including SQL-injection, cross-site scripting, and buffer overflow.
Posted: 03 Nov 2009 | Published: 03 Nov 2009

IBM

PCI Compliance for Dummies
sponsored by Qualys, Inc.
EBOOK: Compliance with the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS) is mandatory if your company stores, processes, or transmits payment cardholder data. This book is all about understanding PCI and how merchants can comply with its requirements.
Posted: 21 Oct 2009 | Published: 21 Oct 2009

Qualys, 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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