you must write a paper that indicates the importance and impact of performing vulnerability assessments
that includes the design for a vulnerability assessment procedure that includes an evaluation of industry
tools that can assist in the process, electronic evidence collection, data analysis, and reporting.
Your paper should address the following:
Introduction that states the purpose of the paper as part of the risk management plan.
Overview of the relevance of auditing and evaluating the current state of the network and systems. Include
references on the impact of attacks that justifies the importance of following a proactive approach to risk
management by performing vulnerability assessments.
Process for collecting electronic evidence. Illustrate a recommended procedure to gather and review
Explain the importance and relevance of capturing network traffic to identify weak spots or network gaps to
delineate a course of action to mitigate risks. These tasks are supported by tools. Discuss different types of
SIEM, network analysis tools, and vulnerability assessment products.
Best SIEM products used in terms of:
Operating systems coverage
Wide coverage of network devices (such as Cisco)
Ability to provide a desktop and web management console
Provision of an advanced intelligence engine of forensic module
Ease of use for log management
Easier reporting capabilities
Procedure and flowchart to perform a vulnerability assessment.
Length: 6-8 page academic paper