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Vulnerability Metrics: The Final Frontier

In Part 1 of this series, we looked at some of the metrics that an executive team would want to see to identify how the business risk is trending. It is very important to keep in mind that if the business does not see the information security program as effective and efficient, they will not continue to invest in information security projects.In this part, w
Publish At:2017-04-04 04:40 | Read:1089 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles Vulnerability Management remediation secur

Turning Data into Metrics – A Vulnerability Story

One of the main issues I find across the information security industry is that we constantly need to justify our existence. IT has been the traditional cost centre, but businesses have slowly realized they need to spend on IT to enable their businesses. Information security, on the other hand, is the team that is constantly preventing the business from freel
Publish At:2017-03-28 06:40 | Read:780 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles Vulnerability Management remediation secur

Prioritizing Risk: A Conversation on Vulnerability Scoring

In September of 2013, I wrote an article for The State of Security that examines the topic of vulnerability scoring. I argue that an unbounded vulnerability scoring system–that is, a scoring system without any delineated limits–can be valuable at the right level of a business’s process, and I conclude that rankings, categories, and more sop
Publish At:2015-09-28 13:40 | Read:1167 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles Vulnerability Management Kenna Michael Roy

The Top 10 Tips for Building an Effective Security Dashboard

Today, enterprises must grapple with a panoply of numerous and highly sophisticated threats. In response to this dangerous landscape, it is no wonder that businesses are increasingly turning to security dashboards – a powerful communication vehicle for all information security professionals.An effective security dashboard provides personnel, ranging from sec
Publish At:2015-09-24 21:40 | Read:2141 | Comments:0 | Tags:Connecting Security to the Business Featured Articles CISO I

#HackerKast 42: Hacking Team, LastPass Clickjacking, Cowboy Adventure Game Distributes Malware, Droopescan, WhiteHat Acc

Welcome to the Episode in which we describe the answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything. Maybe we’ll just stick to security but we’ve now done 42 of these things. Kicking off this week with a gigantic combined story about Hacking Team, the story that keeps on giving. We touched on this breach last week but as people
Publish At:2015-07-18 15:50 | Read:1699 | Comments:0 | Tags:Vulnerabilities Web Application Security WhiteHat HackerKast

In Vulnerability Management, Process is King

Posted February 18, 2015   Morey HaberYou have a vulnerability scanner, but where’s your process?Most organizations are rightly concerned about possible vulnerabilities in their systems, applications, networked devices, and other digital assets and infrastructure components. Identifying vulnerabilities is indeed important, and most security pr
Publish At:2015-02-19 02:10 | Read:1237 | Comments:0 | Tags:Vulnerability Management analysis discovery process remediat

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