Gartner Research

Evaluating Vulnerability Assessment Capabilities

Published: 08 March 2011

ID: G00211314

Analyst(s): Kelly Kavanagh


Many vulnerability assessment products provide active scanning and the option of passive monitoring or agent-based scanning to enable comprehensive vulnerability detection. Our analysis of additional capabilities for these products guides buyers who are looking beyond basic assessment features.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Background: Vulnerability Assessment Techniques
  • Evaluating Advanced Vulnerability Assessment Capabilities
  • Deployment Options for Technology and Services
  • Enhanced Vulnerability Assessment Core Capabilities

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