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Solution Path: Vulnerability Assessment, Mitigation and Remediation

Published: 15 January 2014

ID: G00258937

Analyst(s): Anton Chuvakin


This Solution Path helps IT security professionals develop an approach for assessing, prioritizing, mitigating and remediating security vulnerabilities that may lead to data breaches and malware infections.

Table Of Contents

Problem Statement

Solution Path Diagram

What You Need to Know

Solution Path

  • Scope of Vulnerability Assessment, Mitigation and Remediation
  • Perform Vulnerability Assessment Across the Organization
  • Analyze Vulnerability Data and Prioritize Actions
  • Remediate Vulnerability by Applying Patches and Other Changes
  • Mitigate Vulnerabilities That Cannot Be Removed
  • Measure Vulnerability Management Activities

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