CHAPTER 12

Vulnerability and Risk Assessment

This chapter covers the following subjects:

images Conducting Risk Assessments: This section covers risk management and assessment. It discusses the differences between qualitative and quantitative risk and describes the methodologies of an important part of risk management—vulnerability management. Also covered are various ways to assess vulnerabilities and how to perform penetration tests.

images Assessing Vulnerability with Security Tools: In this section, you learn how to use common network security tools to measure ...

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