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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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High Alert on Cyber-Risk and Cyber-Security Preparedness
sponsored by SurfWatch Labs
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide offers an in-depth exploration of cyber intelligence and covers why you need to be on high alert for cyber-risk and cyber-security preparedness.
Posted: 16 Oct 2014 | Published: 16 Oct 2014

SurfWatch Labs

Next-Generation Firewall Product Analysis
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper offers a detailed performance report on one next-generation firewall solution.
Posted: 16 Oct 2014 | Published: 16 Oct 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

How SSL and TLS Secure Network Transactions
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores how SSL and TLS can be used to defend any type of network traffic.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

Blue Coat Systems

How Threat Intelligence Can Give Enterprise Security the Upper Hand
sponsored by SurfWatch Labs
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores the value of security intelligence in giving you the upper hand on outside threats.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

SurfWatch Labs

6 Ways Hackers Try to Break Secure Sockets Layer-Encrypted Data
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
EGUIDE: How do hackers break through secure sockets layer-encrypted data exactly? This expert e-guide has the answer, exploring six common methods these cyber-criminals use.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

Blue Coat Systems

The Cyber Resilience Blueprint: A New Perspective on Security
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper offers up best practices for creating a cyber-resilient enterprise.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Published: 12 Aug 2014

Symantec Corporation

Shavlik Patch: Simplified Application Patch Management for Microsoft System Center
sponsored by Shavlik Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores a patch management solution that will reduce your security risks from unpatched, non-Microsoft third-party applications.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

Shavlik Technologies

Simplified Third-Party Patching for Microsoft System Center with Shavlik
sponsored by Shavlik Technologies
WEBCAST: This exclusive webcast explores a solution that expands Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager's patching capabilities to cover third-party applications.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Premiered: Oct 14, 2014

Shavlik Technologies

An Incident Response Playbook: From Monitoring to Operations
sponsored by AlienVault
WEBCAST: This exclusive webcast examines how to improve incident detection and response capabilities to match the vast array of cyber-attacks that exist today.
Posted: 10 Oct 2014 | Premiered: Oct 10, 2014

AlienVault

Take The Worry Out Of Patch Management: Shavlik Protect
sponsored by Shavlik Technologies
WEBCAST: This exclusive webcast explores the importance of broadening patch management beyond just focusing on your operating systems.
Posted: 10 Oct 2014 | Premiered: May 7, 2014

Shavlik Technologies

Vulnerability Management: What you Need to Know to Prioritize Risk
sponsored by AlienVault
WEBCAST: This exclusive webcast covers the importance of prioritizing your vulnerabilities.
Posted: 10 Oct 2014 | Premiered: Oct 10, 2014

AlienVault

Beyond Passwords: Protect the mobile enterprise with smarter security solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how flexible authentication schemes, context-based access and behavioral analysis can help ensure that only authorized mobile users can access your valuable resources—on-site, in the cloud and beyond.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

Protecting Your Critical Data with Integrated Security Intelligence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to gain actionable insights that can help you reduce security risks and boost compliance.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

IBM

Managing User Identities and Access in the Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how IBM can help design, deploy and manage critical identity and access management controls in cloud environments.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

IBM

Extending Security Intelligence with Big Data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how IBM Security Intelligence with Big Data can help organizations gain insights into advanced data threats.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

IBM

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

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

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

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

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

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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