The success of an enterprise wide vulnerability assessment program depends on many factors such as planning, budgeting, resources, technical solution and others, but the most important is the ability to analyse vulnerability scanning reports. Properly identified and categorised vulnerabilities will help organisations to get the most benefit from the program and achieve more Return on Investment. This article will cover some of the points to consider when analysing network and web application reports.
Your perimeter security is the first and foremost layer of defense in your network, which is why it’s of the utmost importance to step back and review its design very carefully. The obvious step that you will need to take when it comes to ensuring a sound architecture, is determining what needs to be protected and then designing your network perimeter security in such a way that it can easily adapt according to your needs as they grow or change.