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The Essential Elements of Effective Vulnerability Management

What you’ll learn: Gartner’s top-five recommendations to increase the effectiveness and impact of your vulnerability management efforts.

In this complementary report, Gartner provides guidance to help IT and security teams achieve a more effective risk-based vulnerability management program, with recommendations for:

  1. Discover and Classify Assets
  2. Scan for Vulnerabilities at the Optimal Frequency
  3. Prioritize Vulnerability Remediation
  4. Manage Exceptions
  5. Implement Actionable Metrics

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