Vulnerability Assessment Tools

Recently, Microsoft released security updates for a total of 23 vulnerabilities for Microsoft products. While this may seem like a lot, these situations do occur. This points to the speed at which new exploits are created and the fact that vendors must rush to patch these vulnerabilities. Some of the most common vulnerabilities businesses face today are unpatched systems and applications. This is one of the primary reasons why vulnerability assessment tools have become so important. These tools can find and identify needed patches, insecure settings, buffer overflows, and a whole host of other security issues. Luckily, there are many vulnerability assessment tools that can be used to find these problems and fix them before they are exploited.

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