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Dynamic Best Practices of Vulnerability Management
Vulnerability management, the discovery of vulnerabilities and assessment of the risk to the network, is a critical part of both the security and business

average annual rate of return tco  to 10 days with the average being weekly. These are your most important assets and you must protect them. Lower categories of assets can tolerate somewhat less frequent scanning. Measure Vulnerability management solutions test network resources for the presence of known vulnerabilities. This produces a record per scan of the number of vulnerabilities discovered, their severity, and the categories affected. It is the true measurement of a patch and configuration control program. Measuring the

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