Guide - The need for vulnerability management

Wednesday, 20 August 2008, 3:34 PM EST

This guide describes the need for vulnerability management.

It introduces the sources of vulnerabilities and their related fallout, then relates why the nature of modern threats to the network requires automated technology to counter sophisticated exploits. The guide defines elements of vulnerability management and how it controls the detection and remediation process. As an important byproduct, vulnerability management can also document compliance with security provisions mandated by legislation, industry and business policy.

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