8 Elements of Complete Vulnerability Management
Source: Perimeter eSecurity
Off late threat landscape offers attackers a much larger selection of attack points in the form of open firewall ports for business traffic, web or others servers behind the firewall, along with all applications running internally on the network, including PCs and servers. This gives the bad guys a wealth of attack methods to find vulnerabilities in network. Attackers even have applications that take all the difficulty out of hacking into network. These programs can be used to run high-speed automated attacks that were unthinkable a few years ago.