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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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Research Report: Mobile Security Trends in the Workplace
sponsored by Bluebox
WHITE PAPER: In this informative report, get the facts on enterprise mobility trends and BYOD programs, and discover how organizations should adapt to this changing IT security landscape.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Bluebox

Protect Mobile Data without Restricting Users
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WEBCAST: In this informative webcast, explore a new mobile security solution which provides mobile security and visibility without forcing users to stop using their preferred apps and devices.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Premiered: Mar 5, 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Penetration Testing From Your Pocket: New Mobile Testing Tools
sponsored by Pwine Express
WEBCAST: In this in-depth webcast, you'll discover a new mobile penetration testing solution that could help on-the-road pen-testers and on-site security assessments.
Posted: 14 Aug 2014 | Premiered: Aug 14, 2014

Pwine Express

Securing Your Company – Where Do You Start?
sponsored by NEC Corporation of America
PODCAST: Tune in to this informative podcast to gain crucial information about managed security solutions, and how they can help you monitor threats and prevent data breaches in your enterprise.
Posted: 13 Aug 2014 | Premiered: Aug 5, 2014

NEC Corporation of America

Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing: Can You Afford Not To?
sponsored by Pwine Express
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper explains why vulnerability assessment and penetration testing are such critical tools in the fight against modern cybercrime, as well as how they can make a difference in your organization's security solution.
Posted: 11 Aug 2014 | Published: 11 Aug 2014

Pwine Express

Diversionary and Multivector DDoS Attacks
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this essential white paper, you'll learn about the rise of these destructive attacks, why they are so difficult to block, and how an integrated security solution could help keep your organization protected.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Published: 07 Aug 2014

Juniper Networks, Inc.

The New Breed of DDoS Attacks: An Executive Brief
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource breaks down the new breed of DDoS attacks, and provides strategies for keeping your organization protected.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Published: 07 Aug 2014

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Cybersecurity’s Maginot Line: A Real-World Assessment Of The Defense-In-Depth Model
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This essential white paper outlines how organizations can update their security solutions for the modern age by reducing waste on redundant, backward-looking technology, and refocusing on defenses designed to stop today's cyber attacks.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 06 Aug 2014

FireEye

Implement a Risk Management Platform to Dodge Vulnerabilities
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces a collaborative approach to IT risk management by integrating two security methodologies: privileged account management and vulnerability management.
Posted: 05 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Jan 2014

BeyondTrust Corporation

Reducing the Cost and Complexity of Web Vulnerability Management
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: This white paper investigates how to reduce the cost and complexity of Web vulnerability management with a managed approach for detection.
Posted: 05 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Symantec

The Key to Protecting your Website is Knowledge
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: Learn how vulnerabilities can seriously affect your organisation if the proper steps aren't taken towards protection.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 04 Aug 2014

Symantec

Patch Management Best Practices for IT Professionals
sponsored by LabTech Software
EBOOK: Keeping systems up-to-date with patches is a full-time job, and the lag time between when vulnerability is discovered and when a virus or worm appears is now measured in days or weeks rather than months. This free eBook provides best practices you can follow to ensure your organizations' systems are always up-to-date.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 04 Aug 2014

LabTech Software

Cisco 2014 Midyear Security Report
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As the Internet of Things accelerates, adversaries will spend even more time finding weak links across the threat landscape and using them to their advantage to compromise systems and data. Download this white paper to learn about these threats as well as industry-specific risks.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 04 Aug 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Privileged Account Security: Protect Your Data without Sacrificing Efficiency
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how new security solutions can help your business manage privileged account security without sacrificing efficiency.
Posted: 01 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

BeyondTrust Corporation

Context-Aware Vulnerability Management: The Basics
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the benefits of context-aware vulnerability management solutions, and if it is the right security solution for your organization.
Posted: 01 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

BeyondTrust Corporation

New Software Solution provides Real-Time Threat Detection and Visibility from Day 1
sponsored by AlienVault
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: This resource contains a free 30-day trial of an innovative new Unified Security Management platform, designed and priced to aid mid-market organizations in obtaining complete security visibility and advanced threat intelligence.
Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Premiered: 24 Jul 2014

AlienVault

PCI DSS Reporting Requirements for People Who Hate PCI DSS Reporting
sponsored by AlienVault
WEBCAST: This practical session covers strategies to help you take the pain out of PCI DSS reporting.
Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Premiered: Jul 24, 2014

AlienVault

Combatting APTs with a Defense-in-Depth Security Approach
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper contains critical information on why a defense-in-depth security approach has proven effective in protecting organizations' sensitive data from APTs.
Posted: 22 Jul 2014 | Published: 05 Mar 2014

CDW Corporation

5 Things Your Organization Can Do Today to Improve Security
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource contains insights from a security assessment professional on the problematic patterns that he has observed within a wide variety of organizations, as well as their simple but critical solutions.
Posted: 22 Jul 2014 | Published: 04 Apr 2014

CDW Corporation

Complete your Vulnerability Management Strategy with Threat Intelligence
sponsored by AlienVault
WEBCAST: This webcast provides insight into rethinking vulnerability management. It also reviews the common challenges of vulnerability management and ways to overcome those challenges.
Posted: 18 Jul 2014 | Premiered: Jul 18, 2014

AlienVault

How threat intelligence can give enterprise security the upper hand
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, expert Nick Lewis, information security officer at Saint Louis University, covers the benefits of a threat intelligence strategy for enterprises, as well as how to integrate intel feeds with existing security programs.
Posted: 25 Jun 2014 | Published: 25 Jun 2014

IBM

Protect Your Brand with Alert Logic PCI DSS Compliance Solutions
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: This product brief outlines Alert Logic's cloud-powered solutions and the unique benefits offered to help eliminate the burden of PCI compliance.
Posted: 13 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2012

Alert Logic

How To Avoid Heartbleed Or Similar SSL Related Vulnerabilities?
sponsored by i-Sprint Innovations
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores top strategies for resolving Heartbleed and similar SSL-related vulnerabilities.
Posted: 29 May 2014 | Published: 29 May 2014

i-Sprint Innovations

What Are The Real Threats? Using Threat Research Reports to Set Security Priorities
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This resource features key findings from the top 4 security reports published in the last year to help IT pros better understand and identify potential threats.
Posted: 14 May 2014 | Published: 14 May 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

Best Practices for Security and Compliance with Amazon Web Services
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: This resource sheds light on the latest expectations for cloud security, and what role providers and customers have in securing a cloud environment. Click through to reveal 12 steps to a successful secure cloud adoption.
Posted: 15 May 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Trend Micro
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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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