network vulnerability scan

network vulnerability scan

[¦net‚wərk ‚vəl·nər·ə′bil·əd·ē ‚skan]
(computer science)
The process of determining the connectivity of the protected subnetwork within a security perimeter of a distributed computing system, and then testing the strength of protection at all access points to the subnetwork.
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Through this arrangement, Starr policyholders can obtain a complimentary external network vulnerability scan from Rapid7 that identifies network vulnerabilities and threat exposures and outlines recommendations to remediate those risks.
Requirement 11.2 of the PCI DSS states, "Run internal and external network vulnerability scans at least quarterly and after any significant change in the network."
To maintain their compliance, FINEXUS has enrolled in Trustwave's on-demand compliance management solution, TrustKeeperEeA to access the necessary tools to support on-going compliance such as quarterly network vulnerability scans. "Working with thousands of customers each day, it was critical we helped ensure their personal data was secure," says Clement Loh, group managing director at FINEXUS Group.

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