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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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Protect People, Processes and Technology from Web Application Threats
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Securing externally facing applications is an important step toward safeguarding your critical assets. Find out why.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 29 Nov 2013

IBM

Risk Management and Security Consulting
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores security tests that will help you identify your gaps in security and pick out the threats you are most vulnerable to.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 07 Oct 2014

CDW Corporation

IBM Infosphere Guardium Vulnerability Assessment
sponsored by IBM
DATA SHEET: This resource highlights a vulnerability assessment solution that scans database infrastructures on a scheduled basis to detect vulnerabilities.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM

VMware Heartbleed: 50% of vSphere 5.5 Servers Remain Unprotected
sponsored by CloudPhysics
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper looks at the problems Heartbleed is causing VMware users.
Posted: 06 Oct 2014 | Published: 21 Jul 2014

CloudPhysics

Webcast: How Much Cybersecurity is Enough?
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WEBCAST: In this webcast, Kathleen Richards, the features editor of Information Security Magazine and searchSecurity.com, seeks to answer a key question: How much cybersecurity is enough?
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Premiered: Sep 16, 2014

CDW Corporation

Podcast: How Much Cybersecurity is Enough?
sponsored by CDW Corporation
PODCAST: In this podcast, Kathleen Richards, the features editor of Information Security Magazine and searchSecurity.com, seeks to answer a key question: How much cybersecurity is enough?
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Premiered: Sep 16, 2014

CDW Corporation

How Much Cybersecurity is Enough?
sponsored by CDW Corporation
TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation, Kathleen Richards, the features editor of Information Security Magazine and searchSecurity.com, seeks to answer a key question: How much cybersecurity is enough?
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

CDW Corporation

Preventing Security Breaches by Eliminating the Need to Transmit and Store Passwords
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth report, explore new authentication security solutions that can eliminate weak password files and end the storage of passwords on the server – meaning there are no credentials for cyber criminals to steal.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

CA Technologies.

Keeping Up With the Evolving State of Cloud Security
sponsored by Singlehop
RESOURCE: This report explains the current state of cloud security among enterprises by uncovering trends that threaten both cloud and on-premises environments.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

Singlehop

Security and the Rise of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communications
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: In this informative resource, explore the unforeseen risks of M2M communication, the challenges of maintaining M2M security, and the possible solutions that exist to mitigate these risks.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

Global Knowledge

Internet Gateway Security – A state of the nation
sponsored by Icomm Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth white paper, discover how new next generation firewalls can protect organisations against dangerous threats as well as address the vulnerabilities created by new technologies like cloud computing and mobilisation.
Posted: 24 Sep 2014 | Published: 24 Sep 2014

Icomm Technologies

Take Control of Your IT Security with New Cyber Resilience Programs
sponsored by Sungard
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth whitepaper, discover a new cyber resilience program that can strengthen your defense against malicious attackers, improve responsiveness and adaptability, and provide comprehensive risk management.
Posted: 24 Sep 2014 | Published: 24 Sep 2014

Sungard

Best Practices for SIEM Advanced Attack Detection
sponsored by AlienVault
EGUIDE: In this expert eGuide, discover the best practices for today's SIEM solutions and how you can maximize their performance and effectiveness in your organization's IT security.
Posted: 23 Sep 2014 | Published: 23 Sep 2014

AlienVault

Data Breach Risks of Microsoft Lync
sponsored by Actiance
WHITE PAPER: With rapid adoption of Microsoft Lync, new forms of data such as IM, chat, voice, and video are proliferating. Organizations need to deploy industrial strength methods to prevent mounting security risks. Download THIS WHITEPAPER to find out how!
Posted: 22 Sep 2014 | Published: 22 Sep 2014

Actiance

Strengthening Security, Compliance, and Control in Microsoft® Office 365®
sponsored by Actiance
WHITE PAPER: There are some missing features in Office 365 that will prompt some customers to consider the use of third-party, cloud-based or on-premises tools to enhance Office 365's native capabilities.
Posted: 22 Sep 2014 | Published: 22 Sep 2014

Actiance

Effectively Spot Security Threats with New SSL Visibilty Solutions
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth guide, discover new SSL visibility solutions that can help organization effectively monitor encrypted traffic and detect malicious content.
Posted: 22 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Blue Coat Systems

Expose Hidden Threats with new SSL Decryption Solutions
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, discover how crucial new SSL decryption and inspection solutions can help organizations manage threats and sensitive data on their network.
Posted: 22 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Blue Coat Systems

Staying Protected Before, During, and After a Cyber Attack
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, discover a threat-centric security strategy that provides superior visibility, continuous control, and advanced threat protection– 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 whitepaper 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
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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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