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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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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.

10 Steps to Mitigate a DDoS Attack in Real Time
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource details a 10-step process to stopping distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks immediately and before critical damage can be made.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Published: 15 Jan 2014

F5 Networks

Improve Intrusion Detection with Effective Threat Management
sponsored by Alert Logic
CASE STUDY: This exclusive case study explores the threat management solution one organization chose to improve their intrusion detection.
Posted: 20 Oct 2014 | Published: 20 Oct 2014

Alert Logic

Rosetta Stone Case Study: Improve Security and Compliance with Threat Management
sponsored by Alert Logic
CASE STUDY: This exclusive case study explores a threat management that can help you improve security and compliance.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2014

Alert Logic

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

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

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
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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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