Vulnerability Assessment is the process of recognizing, analyzing, quantifying and ranking vulnerabilities in computers and other electronic systems to help the IT staff and cyber security team by providing them required information and statistics about existing threats and breaches in the environment. Your company’s information and confidential data can be vital to your business but at the same time, it can be devastating to your business if it falls into the wrong hands. It can be used to target your clients, use your business strategies and gain access into all of your discretionary databank. Which is why, these assessments are needed by every corporation now more than ever.
Such assessments should be conducted on different sectors and companies, from small businesses up to large regional infrastructures. Vulnerability Assessment is not exclusive to one industry and can be utilised in all industries ranging from IT systems to Energy and other utility systems. Vulnerability assessment provides deep insights on security shortcomings in any and every environment and helps to evaluate and categorize system’s vulnerability to a specific threats and helps in pattern recognition in order to spot the evolving ones.
Simply put, any corporation, after deploying vulnerability assessment tools, has the capability to fully understand their security issues, overall risk factors, and assets that are vulnerable to cybersecurity breaches and hacks.
To stay protected and to counter any unsolicited attacks, a thorough vulnerability assessment can fix the unattended security issues and perfectly round your company’s security.