Vulnerability management is an ongoing process. It is a defined and accepted framework that constitutes six phases. This allows you to identify and address vulnerabilities efficiently and in a continuous manner.  What are the steps in the vulnerability management lifecycle?  Vulnerabilities continually emerge, with new issues being...

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In order to protect their supply chain and its sensitive data, the United States Department of Defense (DoD) developed a cybersecurity standard, the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC). The original version has been updated to CMMC 2.0, which replaced the original requirements.   While it will take...

Almost every IT professional knows what a vulnerability is, what a vulnerability scan is, and the importance of identifying and eliminating vulnerabilities from the assets and networks they are tasked with managing. But a surprising number don’t know what vulnerability management is and why it’s...

Microsoft Windows Azure Active Directory (Windows Azure AD or Azure AD) is a cloud service that provides administrators with the ability to manage end-user identities and access privileges. Its services include core directory, access management and identity protection.   Azure AD lets IT admins control access to...

In 2013, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) was directed to create a “voluntary framework—based on existing standards, guidelines, and practices — for reducing cyber risks to critical infrastructure.”   Government agencies and contractors were required to implement cybersecurity programs defined in NIST Special Publications...

Cyber Essentials is a UK government-based scheme that helps participating organizations protect themselves, regardless of size, against a range of common cyberattacks.  Cyberattacks come in many shapes and sizes, but the vast majority are very basic in nature, carried out by relatively unskilled individuals. They’re the...