Vulnerability Assessment is a methodical evaluation of an organization's IT weaknesses of infrastructure components and assets and how those weaknesses can be mitigated through proper security controls and recommendations to remediate exposure to risks, threats, and vulnerabilities.
An organization needs vulnerability assessment :
- To address the need within the risk assessment
- To identify the issues which are acceptable risks and which
- To have a realistic view of the current security posture of
SIMOS’s VA mainly focuses on actual vulnerabilities that has been identified as mis-configurations, OS software defects, network holes or other application vulnerabilities that compromise individual layer of security within a network environment and a final report will be produced that enables the organization to mitigate vulnerabilities and develop a project plan and attack strategy on how to move ahead with the remediation of their external-facing environment.
The VA is done with two different perspectives :
Without credential -
Vulnerabilities seen to an attacker
With credential - Vulnerabilities
that could be used for privilege escalation
"We are mainly looking enquiries from Kenya & other African Countries."