Threat and Vulnerability management is a key aspect in any sector especially in IT. It is critical to know about this management to prevent hazardous consequences in the organization. One way, it is a challenge to company’s IT that there is a lot of communication inflow and outflow on day to day basis.
In view of the above, almost all companies focus their attention to safeguard the IT infrastructure using the available tools in the market.
Threat deals with risks. Threats are applicable in different environments and can carry out throughout the service lifecycle and do not limit to a certain phase of the service lifecycle.
If there is a threat, first it must be identified, analyzed and then manage it. A vulnerability is like having open ports in your server due to running unnecessary services. Sometimes these open ports can be a source of entry for attackers. Another example, you can find unnecessary or old software lying in servers which are affecting on work efficiency of the systems.