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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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Rewriting the Rules of Patch Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: By implementing more patches, software vendors are keeping pace with malware exploits. Consult this informative white paper to learn more about patch management and how it can benefit your business. Virtually eliminate the risks to your company by following these steps.
Posted: 24 Aug 2012 | Published: 09 Feb 2011

IBM

Video: Incorporate SIM tools to stay compliant
sponsored by HP Enterprise Security
VIDEOCAST: This resource outlines potential benefits of SIM and log analysis such as improvements in access control, data leak prevention and much more.
Posted: 10 Apr 2012 | Premiered: Apr 9, 2012

HP Enterprise Security

Select the right solution for endpoint management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Selecting the best form of endpoint security for your business can seem like an impossible challenge. Consult this informative white paper to learn more about getting started with endpoint management. It outlines features and capabilities that contribute to an effective endpoint management solution for your business.
Posted: 24 Aug 2012 | Published: 24 Aug 2012

IBM

Webroot Secure Anywhere - Endpoint Protection
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: Threats are becoming more sophisticated and frequent than ever before, as a result businesses require a revolutionary approach to endpoint malware protection. Access this informative white paper to learn how Webroot is using its services to keep security up-to-date and effective.
Posted: 06 Aug 2012 | Published: 06 Aug 2012

Webroot

The Top 10 Reports for Managing Vulnerabilities
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: Observing the complete lifecycle of vulnerability management begins with asset discovery. Learn more about the key steps for successful management with this informative resource. How can you improve your security?
Posted: 30 Jul 2012 | Published: 30 Jul 2012

Qualys

Web Application Security: How to Minimize the Risk of Attacks
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper outlines the importance of Web application security. With over 55 percent of vulnerabilities in 2010 resulting in attacks, a solution is necessary. Learn more about the different types of Web application vulnerabilities as well as how to detect vulnerabilities more efficiently.
Posted: 26 Jul 2012 | Published: 26 Jul 2012

Qualys

Protect citizen data with IBM Rational software
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Digital and connected government information improves processes and makes accessibility simple for public sector agencies. This white paper outlines how agencies can keep their information available without risking sensitive data.
Posted: 24 Jul 2012 | Published: 24 Jul 2012

IBM

Best Practices to Protect the Cardholder Data Environment and Achieve PCI Compliance
sponsored by Rapid7
WHITE PAPER: Cyber-attacks that target customer and financial information are becoming more popular and businesses need to protect their data. Prevent attackers from taking advantage of the gaps in your security plan by creating a comprehensive information security policy.
Posted: 18 Jul 2012 | Published: 18 Jul 2012


The Busy IT Pros Guide to Vulnerability Management: Top 5 Tips for Avoiding Preventable Attacks
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: Many businesses suffer attacks because they leave their endpoints unpatched and insecurely configured. Protecting every aspect of your organizations valuable information is an essential part of the security process. This white paper provides five tips for avoiding preventable attacks and creating a comprehensive vulnerability management plan.
Posted: 17 Jul 2012 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

Lumension

10 Tips for Mobile Application Security
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
WHITE PAPER: While the rapid growth of mobility has enabled increased customer satisfaction, operational efficiencies, employee productivity and more; it has also introduced a number of new security challenges. In this paper, uncover 10 must-know tips for deploying secure mobile applications to help you leverage mobility while keeping the bad guys out.
Posted: 18 Jun 2012 | Published: 18 Jun 2012

Dell SecureWorks

Symantec Internet Security Threat Report: Trends for 2011
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This threat report takes a thorough look back at the most significant threats, trends and outright attacks of the year that was. Read now for helpful tips and best practices for keeping your confidential information safe.
Posted: 25 May 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

Symantec Corporation

Disclosures 2012 - The Vulnerability of Publicly Traded Companies
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WEBCAST: In a recently-released State of Software Security featured supplement, Veracode examines the software security posture of public companies and the material risks they face due to the weaknesses in their software applications. This webinar uses Veracode data to examine how public companies manage the risks inherited from software.
Posted: 24 May 2012 | Premiered: May 23, 2012

Veracode, Inc.

Software Security Analysis: Control Flow Security Analysis with McCabe IQ
sponsored by McCabe Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how comprehensive security analysis equips you with the proper insight into the structure of your software code to identify and resolve possible security holes
Posted: 17 Apr 2012 | Published: 17 Apr 2012

McCabe Software, Inc.

Channel executives see need to bolster hospital IT security
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: Regardless of the size of the institution, hospitals need a sufficient IT security system in place. This E-guide explores why channel professionals and VARs should not only understand hospital vulnerabilities but also be able to convince customers that risk mitigation is worth the price.
Posted: 12 Apr 2012 | Published: 12 Apr 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Predictive Security Intelligence for Retail Organizations
sponsored by Q1 Labs, an IBM Company
WEBCAST: This webcast explores how to add a new dimension to security intelligence through risk management. Extend the value of SIEM and Log Management to determine risk levels throughout your network by integrating vulnerability assessment scan results, network behavior analysis and topology, device configurations, policies, and compliance management.
Posted: 24 Feb 2012 | Premiered: Feb 24, 2012

Q1 Labs, an IBM Company

Check the network before moving to the cloud
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
EGUIDE: Before considering a move to the cloud, it’s important to ensure that your network is free of vulnerabilities that could put your data at risk. This expert resource offers tips on how to make sure your network is secure before extending the network infrastructure. View now to uncover key processes and tools to help detect configuration mistakes.
Posted: 15 Feb 2012 | Published: 15 Feb 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Why Free Patch Management Tools Could Cost You More
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores why so-called "free" patch management solutions could really end up costing your organization more in the long run.
Posted: 13 Jan 2012 | Published: 13 Jan 2012

Lumension

The CISOs Guide to Measuring IT Security
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: In this comprehensive white paper, learn the key steps to enhancing your security visibility so that you have a voice at the executive table and not just a seat.
Posted: 12 Jan 2012 | Published: 12 Jan 2012

Lumension

Lumension Patch Management: Picking the Low-Hanging Fruit
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a centralized, comprehensive approach to application patching, allowing security pros to automatically detect risks, deploy patches and protect business information across a complex, highly distributed physical and virtual environment.
Posted: 12 Jan 2012 | Published: 12 Jan 2012

Lumension

Three simple steps to better patch security
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Security experts estimate that 90% of successful attacks against software vulnerabilities could be prevented with an existing patch or configuration setting. Still, many computers in organizations remain unpatched and unprotected. In this whitepaper, uncover three best practices for improving your security and compliance with patch assessment.
Posted: 01 Jan 2012 | Published: 16 Dec 2011

Sophos, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: Reduce the Cost of Being Secure by Building Security into your Development Process
sponsored by IBM
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript, explore the importance of application security and the business case for building security in from the start.  Find out how your development tools can assist you in meeting your security objectives.
Posted: 09 Dec 2011 | Published: 09 Dec 2011

IBM

Compliance and Risk Management: Factoring compliance as part of your risk management equation
sponsored by IBM
EBOOK: Enterprises often struggle with integrating IT security and compliance efforts into an overall corporate risk management program. Inside this e-book, learn how to implement effective policies for GRC, audits and much more.
Posted: 14 Nov 2011 | Published: 14 Nov 2011

IBM

E-Guide: Expert insights to application security testing and performance
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Two of the biggest challenges in an organization’s application security strategies are testing and integrating best practices within the application lifecycle. In this E-Guide, readers will learn best practices for testing injection integrating security measures into the application lifecycle.
Posted: 11 Nov 2011 | Published: 11 Nov 2011

IBM

White Paper: SCM: The "Blocking and Tackling" of IT Security
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In IT security, obvious weaknesses like weak configurations often get overlooked. Yet for hackers, they’re an open door into networks and systems. Learn how security configuration management (SCM), a critical security control, hardens configurations to prevent breaches, and immediately detects and corrects any subsequent changes that weaken them.
Posted: 10 Nov 2011 | Published: 10 Nov 2011

Tripwire, Inc.

E-Guide: Remediating IT vulnerabilities: Expert Tips
sponsored by Perimeter eSecurity
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide uncovers 3 quick ways you can remediate IT vulnerabilities and discusses best practices for improved vulnerability management.
Posted: 10 Nov 2011 | Published: 09 Nov 2011

Perimeter eSecurity
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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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