Vulnerability assessments are critical to IT vulnerability and risk management as they uncover security flaws within infrastructure and networks by leveraging vulnerability scanning tools. Assessments are either credentialed or non-credentialed, internal, external, and environmental assessments. To be effective, organizations must execute vulnerability assessment as a systematic process.
VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT BENEFITS
Vulnerability assessments allow you to identify and fix vulnerabilities that can potentially be exploited by attackers.
Discover recently added assets to the network after the last scan and determine if these new assets pose any threats to your organization.
Identify deprecated protocols, services, and configurations, and update them to resolve potential security vulnerabilities.
Vulnerability Scanning make your organization to achieve business-relevant security compliances through periodic scanning.
Execute dynamic analysis on web applications and API using automated tools to identify security flaws caused by arbitrary inputs.
INTERNAL VULNERABILITY SCANNING
Scan the internal infrastructure to examine an organization's security posture from the perspective of an insider attack.
Execute static analysis of the application's source code to uncover security flaws within the application code base.
EXTERNAL VULNERABILITY SCANNING
Scan the organization's network and systems to identify vulnerabilities that can be exploited from the internet.