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Vulnerability Scanning, how it works and why

Tony Huffman - Tenable Network Security

Sep 27, 2017

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Abstract

A vulnerability comes out and you need to know if you are vulnerable
so you open up your vulnerability scanner and scan your systems to
understand what you need to patch but what is that scanner doing to
determine you are vulnerable. This talk will describe what that
vulnerability scanner is doing and how we at Tenable write local,
remote, and malware checks.

About the Speaker

My name is Tony Huffman, I work at Tenable Network Security as a Sr.
Reverse Engineer on the Threat Automation team. I have been working in
the the computer security for over 10 years doing research into
malware threat, exploit development, software development and more.

Unless otherwise noted, the security seminar is held on Wednesdays at 4:30P.M. STEW G52, West Lafayette Campus. More information...

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