Vulnerability Management: It's All About Security

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Max Pruger GM VulScan

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When it comes to IT Security, a good offense may be your best defense. That means hardening your network to eliminate the vulnerabilities that are most likely to be exploited when you are attacked. If you’re responsible for managing the security for your own networks, you have exactly zero control over who decides to attack your network, what means and methods they employ, or what assets they target. Most cyber attacks are random, and can come at any time, and from any place: an open port on the firewall, a back-door through an unpatched application, a brute force attack on an administrative password. Internal and external vulnerability scanning is the tried and true way to harden any network from most cyber threats. The cybersecurity threat space is constantly changing, as is your IT environment. Attaching a dedicated vulnerability scanner on each network, and scheduling it to run at some regular interval is the best – and arguably only – way to maximize your IT security posture and reduce risk. Max Pruger will present some best practices and helpful tips that will guide you in the use of vulnerability scanning products, and how to get the most out of the scan results. You will also see a brief demo of VulScan, a simple, effective and affordable solution that is optimized for organizations that manage their own IT security.

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If you are responsible for your organization’s IT security, you need to perform regular vulnerability scans to reduce the risk of a successful cyberattack your network. Most IT professionals understand this, but many are prevented from doing so because of resource constraints. They either face budgetary limitations imposed by finance, or they simply lack the staff to perform all the work that comes along with the scanning process. Tune in and hear from GM for VulScan Max Pruger and find out how you can solve this issue and the strategies to protect your networks every day.