Back to top
Glossary Term: 

Vulnerability Management

Is the process of identifying vulnerabilities in IT and their subsequent risks evaluated so that possible patches and solutions can be formulated. A security practice specifically designed to proactively mitigate or prevent the exploitation of IT vulnerabilities which exist in a system or organization. The process involves the identification, classification, remedy, and mitigation of various vulnerabilities within a system. It is an integral part of computer and network security and is practiced together with risk management as well as other security practices.

Search All Glossary Terms

. A B C D E F H I L M N O P Q R S T U V W