Creating a Comprehensive Vulnerability Assessment Program for a Large Company Using QualysGuard

September 17, 2010 admin 0

ulnerability Assessment, according to wikipedia.org, is the process of

identifying and quantifying vulnerabilities in a system. Vulnerability assessment

can be used against many different types of systems such as a home security

alarm, the protection of a nuclear power plant or a military outpost. Note that

vulnerability assessment is different from risk assessments even though they share

some of the same commonalities. Vulnerability Assessment concerns itself with

the identification of vulnerabilities, the possibilities of reducing those

vulnerabilities and improving the capacity to manage future incidents. This paper

will focus primarily on vulnerability assessment as it pertains to information

technology infrastructure and how utilizing QualysGuard can ease the burden on

your technology staff. […]