When it comes to cyber threats, the “enemy” is continually looking for opportunities to exploit vulnerabilities, it makes it difficult, if not impossible, to protect everything, all the time.
To mitigate this ever-changing threat environment, it is important that you know where your risks really are and focus resources on continually eliminating the biggest threats.
If you are not able to answer these questions with a yes, then you are in need of a vulnerability assessment to learn how severe your risk is.
When it comes to your business's security it is important to stay proactive rather than reactive. And if your organization is required to comply with security standards like HIPAA, SOX, PCI DSS, a vulnerability assessment is more than a solid first step—it’s a necessary step mandated by these security standards.
You can’t protect your systems if you don’t know what risks you face. A cybersecurity vulnerability assessment is essential for discovering your risks and defining appropriate mitigation strategies that fit your company’s specific needs.
The assessment process takes time to be completed as it depends on the size and the complexity of your network. The assessment process is broken down into several phases to achieve the goal of understanding your companies vulnerabilities to risk, identifying areas to improve upon, and to provide best practices to your security controls within your infrastructure.
Protecting your business is an ongoing process. With the ever-evolving threats, cybercriminals pose it is important to maintain a risk management program to continuously monitor your IT environment for new threats.
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