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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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E-Guide: Remediating IT vulnerabilities: Expert Tips
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide uncovers 3 quick ways you can remediate IT vulnerabilities and discusses best practices for improved vulnerability management.
Posted: 10 Nov 2011 | Published: 09 Nov 2011

SearchSecurity.com

E-Guide: Best practices for pen testing Web applications
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide examines what a Web application test is and best practices to getting the most out of them. Uncover guidelines to ensure your pen test is a success and key recommendations on how you can avoid common pitfalls.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 24 Oct 2011

SearchSecurity.com

Remediating IT vulnerabilities: Quick hits for risk prioritization
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: There's no way to eradicate all IT vulnerabilities, but the ability to spot critical ones is essential. This expert tip provides best practices to identify and prioritize vulnerabilities that will have the greatest impact and how to deploy limited resources in the most effective way.
Posted: 01 Sep 2011 | Published: 25 Aug 2011

SearchSecurity.com

The CISOs Guide to Measuring IT Security
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: In this comprehensive white paper, learn the key steps to enhancing your security visibility so that you have a voice at the executive table and not just a seat.
Posted: 12 Jan 2012 | Published: 12 Jan 2012

Lumension

Lumension Patch Management: Picking the Low-Hanging Fruit
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a centralized, comprehensive approach to application patching, allowing security pros to automatically detect risks, deploy patches and protect business information across a complex, highly distributed physical and virtual environment.
Posted: 12 Jan 2012 | Published: 12 Jan 2012

Lumension

Three simple steps to better patch security
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Security experts estimate that 90% of successful attacks against software vulnerabilities could be prevented with an existing patch or configuration setting. Still, many computers in organizations remain unpatched and unprotected. In this whitepaper, uncover three best practices for improving your security and compliance with patch assessment.
Posted: 01 Jan 2012 | Published: 16 Dec 2011

Sophos, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: Reduce the Cost of Being Secure by Building Security into your Development Process
sponsored by IBM
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript, explore the importance of application security and the business case for building security in from the start.  Find out how your development tools can assist you in meeting your security objectives.
Posted: 09 Dec 2011 | Published: 09 Dec 2011

IBM

Compliance and Risk Management: Factoring compliance as part of your risk management equation
sponsored by IBM
EBOOK: Enterprises often struggle with integrating IT security and compliance efforts into an overall corporate risk management program. Inside this e-book, learn how to implement effective policies for GRC, audits and much more.
Posted: 14 Nov 2011 | Published: 14 Nov 2011

IBM

E-Guide: Expert insights to application security testing and performance
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Two of the biggest challenges in an organization’s application security strategies are testing and integrating best practices within the application lifecycle. In this E-Guide, readers will learn best practices for testing injection integrating security measures into the application lifecycle.
Posted: 11 Nov 2011 | Published: 11 Nov 2011

IBM

White Paper: SCM: The "Blocking and Tackling" of IT Security
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In IT security, obvious weaknesses like weak configurations often get overlooked. Yet for hackers, they’re an open door into networks and systems. Learn how security configuration management (SCM), a critical security control, hardens configurations to prevent breaches, and immediately detects and corrects any subsequent changes that weaken them.
Posted: 10 Nov 2011 | Published: 10 Nov 2011

Tripwire, Inc.

Risk and Compliance Outlook
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Forward-thinking companies have implemented or are in the process of developing risk management and compliance initiatives. Learn about options for auditable risk management programs that address IT security as a business risk.
Posted: 10 Nov 2011 | Published: 10 Nov 2011

McAfee, Inc.

Software Security Delivered in the Cloud
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: HP Fortify on Demand is a Security-as-a Service (SaaS) testing solution that allows organizations to quickly, accurately and affordably test the security of their applications without the need to manage or install any software. View now to learn more about this cloud-based, automated service.
Posted: 28 Oct 2011 | Published: 28 Oct 2011

Hewlett-Packard Company

The 2011 Mid-Year Top Cyber Security Risks Report
sponsored by HP Enterprise Security.
ANALYST REPORT: This 2011 mid-year report offers an in-depth analysis on this risks organizations face today, with special focus on web applications, including the vulnerabilities that exist and the attacks that are exploiting those weaknesses. View now to explore vulnerability trends, attack trends, mitigation strategies and much more.
Posted: 28 Oct 2011 | Published: 28 Oct 2011

HP Enterprise Security.

The N-able MSP Sales & Marketing Digital Binder
sponsored by N-able Technologies
RESOURCE: This digital binder was created to provide IT Service Providers with a set of ready-made marketing resources that can be easily customized to immediately start driving recurring revenue from their existing customers, and attract new prospects.
Posted: 03 Oct 2011 | Published: 03 Oct 2011

N-able Technologies

E-Guide: Exploring Configuration Changes to Reduce Attacks
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
EGUIDE: Configuration changes help organizations with limited IT staff and resources not only mitigate against known threats, but also future attacks. This expert e-guide explains why firms continue to struggle with zero-day vulnerabilities and offers advice on how to lock down systems to eliminate threats posed by high-profile attacks.
Posted: 15 Sep 2011 | Published: 15 Sep 2011

Tripwire, Inc.

A Whirlwind Tour of Wireless Vulnerabilities
sponsored by AirMagnet
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This white paper discusses the steps you must take to ensure that your wireless network is security and how to guard against vulnerabilities.
Posted: 07 Sep 2011 | Published: 07 Sep 2011

AirMagnet

Operational Efficiencies of Proactive Vulnerability Management
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: View this paper to explore the operational and economic efficiencies associated with the implementation of proactive, integrated, and automated vulnerability management compared to the inefficiencies of a reactive, manual, and fragmented security operation.
Posted: 01 Sep 2011 | Published: 29 Aug 2011

McAfee, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: Vulnerability Scanning and Compliance
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript, Lee Lawson, Head of Security Testing and Response at Dell SecureWorks, explores vulnerability scanning drivers, pros and cons for different vulnerability scanning solutions, best fit solutions for specific regulatory compliance standards, and more.
Posted: 22 Aug 2011 | Published: 22 Aug 2011

Dell SecureWorks

Assess Virtualization Security Risk in Six Simple Steps
sponsored by Intel
EGUIDE: There are several critical issues every security pro must consider when evaluating risk in virtual environments. This expert tip provides six simple steps to perform a virtualization security risk assessment and highlights key points to ease security integration as your virtualization project comes together.
Posted: 19 Aug 2011 | Published: 19 Aug 2011

Intel

Hardening Database Security
sponsored by McAfee.
WHITE PAPER: View this paper to learn how McAfee® Database Security Solution, a multitiered software solution that provides protection to all databases and data assets, warding off threats and eliminating vulnerabilities while providing compliance and maximising the efficiency of your operations.
Posted: 15 Aug 2011 | Published: 09 Aug 2011

McAfee.

Musings on the PSN Attack Vector
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WEBCAST: Recently, there has been a lot of commentary around the breach of Sony’s PlayStation Network. Sadly, there has been no good discussion of how PSN was breached. Join Veracode's Security Researcher, Chris Lytle, as he explores the rumors in the marketplace regarding the Sony breach, and discusses the "probable vs. "possible" attack vectors.
Posted: 27 Jul 2011 | Premiered: Jul 27, 2011

Veracode, Inc.

Xforce Trend and Risk Report 2010
sponsored by IBM
ANALYST REPORT: The IBM X-Force 2010 Trend and Risk Report provides statistical information about all aspects of threats that affect Internet security, including software vulnerabilities and public exploitation, malware, spam, phishing, web-based threats, and general cyber threats.
Posted: 01 Jul 2011 | Published: 30 Jun 2011

IBM

Why Managed DNS Services and Why Now?
sponsored by Verisign, Inc.
WEBCAST: In this webinar Yankee Group presents its Managed DNS Service Bill of Rights - what Enterprises need to expect and demand from a managed DNS service provider.
Posted: 03 Jun 2011 | Premiered: Jun 3, 2011

Verisign, Inc.

Tivoli Endpoint Manager: Continuous Compliance In A Distributed World
sponsored by Mainline Information Systems
WEBCAST: Through this webcast you will learn about endpoint security and the new solutions being offered with more tools included than previous years. You will find out how endpoint security is made up a various security tools in order to meet compliance standards and increase your organizations bottom line.
Posted: 31 May 2011 | Premiered: May 26, 2011

Mainline Information Systems

Automating IT Security Audits to Demonstrate Compliance and Protect Data
sponsored by NetIQ Europe
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will tell you why IT security auditing is so important, the problems with the current approach to it, and how this product can help you automate your IT security audits.
Posted: 18 May 2011 | Published: 18 May 2011

NetIQ Europe
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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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