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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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HP Mobile Security Assessment
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
DATA SHEET: In this resource, discover a mobile security assessment that tests your most sensitive applications.
Posted: 15 Sep 2014 | Published: 01 Jun 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Securosis Analyst Report: Is It Time to Replace Your Current SIEM Solution?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth white paper, gain critical insights into how to evaluate, select, and deploy the right SIEM solution for your organization's specific needs.
Posted: 15 Sep 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

IBM

How Security Information and Event Management Solutions Perform in the Real World
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this Ponemon Institute study, get the facts on today's best SIEM solutions and how they perform in real-world scenarios.
Posted: 15 Sep 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

IBM

Vendor Landscape: Intrusion Detection & Prevention Systems
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Check out this helpful resource to get an inside evaluation of today's IDPS vendors and products, and uncover which are the best fit for your enterprise needs.
Posted: 12 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

A Provactive New Approach to Integrated Security Intelligence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, discover a new integrated vulnerability assessment and security intelligence solution that can enhance vulnerability insights and improve security efficiency.
Posted: 12 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

IBM

Disrupt Advanced Attacks and Prevent Loss with this Integrated Security Solution
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative whitepaper to explore a new integrated, contextually-aware security solution that provides improved threat detection and prevention across the enterprise.
Posted: 12 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

IBM

Taming the Mobile File Sharing Beast
sponsored by Novell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth white paper, uncover a solution for mobile file access that gives users unfettered access while keeping the process totally under IT control.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Novell, Inc.

Need for Speed: Streamlining Response and Reaction to Attacks
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: This SANS white paper explores how to weave together and correlate information from disparately managed systems and bring visibility to their behavior with accurate, actionable reporting.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

Intel Security

Security Intelligence in Action: SANS Review of McAfee Enterprise Security Manager (ESM) 9.2
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: SANS Institute's analysis team took a peek into McAfee's latest ESM software with a particular bent towards SIEM applications, and found an "easy-to-use SIEM system that can perform broad and deep event analysis as well as provide a quick assessment."
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

Intel Security

Needle in a Datastack: The Rise of Big Security Data
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Big data holds many answers, but only if an organization has the capability to harness the ever growing amounts of security information. In deploying a SIEM solution to analyze this data, organizations can repel advanced threats in real-time as well as spot the stealthy, dormant threat.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 10 Sep 2014

Intel Security

Manage Security and Risk
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Read how managing risk today means making sense of more data: vulnerability scans, application and database logs, flows, access and session records, alerts, and trending analysis.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 10 Sep 2014

Intel Security

SIEM: Keeping Pace with Big Security Data
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: This detailed report explores how intelligent and scalable Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions can help you stay on top of an ever-evolving, data-driven environment.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 09 Sep 2014

Intel Security

Leverage Security Event Data to Improve Vulnerability Detection & Remediation
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Learn how network attacks can be avoided by utilizing a SIEM platform that combines historical data with real-time data for better and more accurate reporting.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Intel Security

2014 Security Report: How DDoS Attacks Can Mask More Dangerous Malware Threats
sponsored by Neustar®
RESOURCE: In this informative report, discover key findings on the top strategies and techniques for dealing with new DDoS attacks.
Posted: 08 Sep 2014 | Published: 08 Sep 2014

Neustar®

McAfee Positioned in Leaders Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for SIEM
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: In this informative report, discover why McAfee's Enterprise Security Manager is turning heads in the security industry.
Posted: 05 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Jun 2014

Intel Security

451 Research Report: AlienVault USM - A Security Operations Center for the SMB
sponsored by AlienVault
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth 451 Research analysis examines AlienVault, a security vendor tailored for small and midsize businesses.
Posted: 05 Sep 2014 | Published: 05 Sep 2014

AlienVault

SAP Case Study
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
CASE STUDY: With the escalating number and increasing sophistication of cyber-attacks, perimeter defenses are no longer enough. Companies who used HP Fortify on Demand—a cloud-based solution—saw results and achieved time to value faster. Read the report to learn how.
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

2013 Cyber Risk Executive Summary
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: The "Cyber risk report 2013 Executive summary" presents the major findings of HP Security Research's comprehensive dive into today's cyber vulnerability and threat landscape. It provides information you need to effectively plan your cyber security strategy and deploy your defenses.
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Piercing the Veil of Masked Cyber Criminals
sponsored by DomainTools
WHITE PAPER: In this helpful white paper, discover a new security solution that can help you identify cyber criminals, build a cyber-attack profile, and more effectively protect your valuable data and assets.
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Published: 04 Sep 2014

DomainTools

Managing IT Risk: Trends in Global Information Security
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WEBCAST: Tune in to this informative webcast to hear industry veterans explore the top strategies for dealing with cyber threats, meeting compliance, and adapting to the newest developments in the security world, such as mobile device management. Click
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Premiered: Jun 30, 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

App Security: Decompiling Android APK Files
sponsored by CDW Corporation
EGUIDE: In this informative e-guide, expert Andrew Hogg takes you through the steps of reverse-engineering Android applications for the purpose of scoping out security weaknesses.
Posted: 29 Aug 2014 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

CDW Corporation

Countering Cyber Threats with Behavioral Analytics
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how organizations can leverage big data and behavioral analytics in their network to foil the top attacks.
Posted: 29 Aug 2014 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Combatting Digital Fraud: A CIO Report
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, explore a web threat detection solution that leverages big data to enable security teams to better combat digital fraud.
Posted: 29 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Today's IT Risks: Trends in Global Information Security
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this helpful resource, industry veterans explore the biggest security challenges and trends facing IT professionals today, and explore the best practices for efficiently approaching these issues.
Posted: 21 Aug 2014 | Published: 21 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Rising Cyber Crime Mandates More Effective Security Measures
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth white paper, get the facts from industry veterans on how to best prevent data breaches and implement effective risk management.
Posted: 21 Aug 2014 | Published: 21 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited
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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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