Vulnerability Management Home Cybersecurity Dictionary Vulnerability Management Vulnerability management refers to the process of discovering, classifying, prioritizing, remediating, reporting and responding to software and network security vulnerabilities. A variety of vulnerability scanning tools and services can assess and analyze systems in search of known vulnerabilities, which can include insecure configurations, malware infection susceptibility and open ports. Identified vulnerabilities may be remediated in several ways, including patching, software reconfiguration or security policy updates. Related TermsPenetration TestingRed TeamBAS - Breach and Attack Simulation ToolsSQLi - SQL InjectionXSS - Cross Site ScriptingSAST - Static Application Security TestingDAST - Dynamic Application Security TestingIAST - Interactive Application Security TestingCVE - Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures Share: Seeking Clarity? View the Cybersecurity Dictionary for top terms searched by your peers. Back to the Dictionary RELATED INSIGHTS DOWNLOAD October 22, 2018 PCI Compliance Does Not Always Equal Security Learn how a risk-centric approach can be applied to each PCI requirement. See Details Read more about PCI Compliance Does Not Always Equal Security BLOG October 29, 2018 Leveraging Risk Strategy to Move Beyond Check-Box PCI Compliance Merchants often put compliance spending at the top of their list for budgeting purposes because the consequences of non-compliance can be expensive. F... See Details Read more about Leveraging Risk Strategy to Move Beyond Check-Box PCI Compliance DOWNLOAD July 31, 2017 PCI Services Learn how Optiv can help you plan, build and run your PCI compliance program. See Details Read more about PCI Services How Can We Help? Let us know what you need, and we will have an Optiv professional contact you shortly.