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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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What are the Barriers to Improving IT Security?
sponsored by Icomm Technologies
VIDEO: This exclusive video explains why you must keep updating IT security to protect against evolving threats.
Posted: 05 Nov 2014 | Premiered: 05 Nov 2014

Icomm Technologies

Proactive Responses to Today's Advanced Persistent Threats
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores and endpoint management solution that can mitigate your risk of an attack and limit the damage when one happens.
Posted: 05 Nov 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

IBM

Security Intelligence - Solving the Puzzle for Actionable Insight
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Download this exclusive whitepaper now to learn how to move beyond prevention alone with detection, security analytics and intelligence, and much more.
Posted: 05 Nov 2014 | Published: 05 Nov 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

IT Security and Firewalls
sponsored by Icomm Technologies
VIDEO: This valuable video explores this issue and provides detailed information on the results of a study that can help you identify where your defenses are weak and how to fortify them.
Posted: 31 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 31 Oct 2014

Icomm Technologies

Your Number One IT Security Tip is...
sponsored by Icomm Technologies
VIDEO: Tune in to this exclusive video now to learn the top tip for IT managers whose businesses are still likely vulnerable to attack.
Posted: 31 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 31 Oct 2014

Icomm Technologies

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
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

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
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

Protect Your Organization from 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.

Networks That Know Virtualization
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how virtualization can work in your favor, offering benefits such as scalability, agility, and efficiency. Read on to discover a checklist that contains the key attributes of a virtualized network architecture.
Posted: 27 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Aug 2014

Juniper Networks, 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
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

RSA Security Analytics and RSA ECAT Customer Case Study: LA World Airports
sponsored by RSA
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

Actual Breaches and Potential Defenses in the New Era of Information Insecurity
sponsored by Clearswift
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper takes a look at a number of case studies in which shortcomings within an organizations security management resulted in devastating damage from insider threats, and examines how each situation could have been avoided through a systematic defense strategy.
Posted: 24 Oct 2014 | Published: 24 Oct 2014

Clearswift

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
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

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

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.
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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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