Welcome to Vulnerability Management For Dummies!
Most of the successful attacks through a business net-
work could be prevented with vulnerability management. This
book is all about what you can do to automatically manage
vulnerabilities and keep your network safe from attack.
About This Book
This book simply explains the essential steps of vulnerability
management and shows you how to select the right tools.
In writing this book, we assume that you:
? Are somewhat familiar with information technology and
? Want to understand the risks of networking and buggy
? Are thinking about using a vulnerability management
application to improve your network security.
After reading this book you’ll know more about how to do net-
work vulnerability management.
How to Use This Book
This book is divided into five succinct parts:
? Part I: Understanding the Need for Vulnerability
Management. Start here if you need a primer.
? Part II: Doing Vulnerability Management. A guide to the
essential best-practice steps of successful vulnerability