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Vulnerability Management Buyer’s Checklist
Choosing a solution for vulnerability management (VM) is a critical step toward protecting your organization’s network and data. Without proven, automated

vulnerability assessments  to do regular, ongoing vulnerability assessments quickly becomes too expensive compared to other solutions. Consultants can best be utilized to augment your security department's expertise and assist in remediating issues that are uncovered in the VM process. Can I save money by using free, open-source software? Using free, open source software can be tempting but in the long run, you need to factor in the real costs and overall effectiveness of such a choice. The obvious drawbacks such as questionable

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