Vulnerability Scans and Assessments

Why Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Assessment Is Important

Vulnerability assessment is a process run to detect, identify and classify the security loopholes in computers, websites, networks, information technology systems and also in communication systems. A minor loophole in your network can put your entire system at risk and let all your information out. The loopholes

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How Vulnerability Assessments May Keep Hackers at Bay

Many companies and individuals rely on computer networks to run their business. This encourages hackers to develop advanced techniques to break into networks and steal vital information. If your business has an internal network, one loophole in your system may put the entire network at risk. You

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Vulnerability Assessments: Cracks in the Fortress?

Vulnerabilities are classified as either algorithmic or probabilistic, and either proved or theoretical. Vulnerability scanners are an easy way to identify known algorithmic vulnerabilities (bugs) existing in components in a network or on servers. Scanners can quickly interrogate thousands of components, producing intelligible reports with an embarrassingly

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Why Vulnerability Testing Is Important

You may have heard of the term vulnerability testing or vulnerability assessment at least once, especially if you are inclined to computer systems and networks. In simplest terms, vulnerability testing is the process that systems, computers and communications infrastructure must undergo in order to identify, measure and

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Network Security: Vulnerability Scans, Penetration Testing, and Social Engineering

Because of ever-changing threats and updated industry compliance, network security is now more important than ever for businesses and organizations. Not doing so makes your company’s files and information vulnerable to outside attackers, those who can illicitly enter, steal, and exploit your property. Aside from no longer

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Vulnerability Scans for E-Commerce Sites

Vulnerability Scan ABSTRACT A vulnerability scan is an automated process to find vulnerabilities (or security holes) in a network environment. A network can be internal (LAN) or external (an website server). The results of a vulnerability scan alert the network administrator of ways a potential hacker could

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Device Hardening, Vulnerability Scanning and Threat Mitigation for Compliance and Security

All security standards and Corporate Governance Compliance Policies such as PCI DSS, GCSx CoCo, SOX (Sarbanes Oxley), NERC CIP, HIPAA, HITECH, GLBA, ISO27000 and FISMA require devices such as PCs, Windows Servers, Unix Servers, network devices such as firewalls, Intrusion Protection Systems (IPS) and routers to be

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