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From: codex at bogus.net (Codex)
Subject: Top 15 Reasons Why Admins Use Security Scanners

perhaps you can extrapolate the answer from

http://www.insecure.org/tools.html

and give us the answer?

-cdx

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Joe User" <joe.user@...w.ca>
To: <full-disclosure@...sys.com>
Sent: Wednesday, April 28, 2004 6:47 PM
Subject: RE: [Full-Disclosure] Top 15 Reasons Why Admins Use Security
Scanners


> Now what are the top 15 security scanners that admin's use?
>
> Joe
> Kererra I.S.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Joel R. Helgeson [mailto:joel@...geson.com]
> Sent: April 28, 2004 1:36 AM
> To: full-disclosure@...sys.com
> Subject: [Full-Disclosure] Top 15 Reasons Why Admins Use Security
> Scanners
>
>
>
> Top 15 Reasons Why Admins Use Security Scanners
>
> This list has been compiled by emailing various Security/Admin lists...
> Anyone care to offer their input - add to the list?
>
> -Am I sure that I have found all vulnerabilities in my network?
> -Have I configured my network properly?
> -Am I finding and closing security holes fast enough?
> -How do I know which machines have a missing patch?
> -Are we resistant enough to network-savvy viruses that spread via known
> exploits?
> -Are we in compliance with HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley and other regulations?
> -What have I missed in locking down a server or environment?
> -Do I have my network perimeter and interior sufficiently protected?
> -Have I identified and protected my network resources from external
threats?
> -Do I know which systems are now well protected?
> -How vulnerable are we from the inside?
> -How will I ever pass my IT Security Audits?
> -How do I locate computers on my network, that are not within compliance?
> -How do I report to Management that we have done all we could to lock
down?
> -How do I detect unknown and/or rogue devices/connections?
>
>
> Joel R. Helgeson
> Director of Networking & Security Services
> SymetriQ Corporation
>
> "Give a man fire, and he'll be warm for a day; set a man on fire, and
he'll
> be warm for the rest of his life."
>
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