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I'm the Information Security Manager at Janet and through this blog I'll be sharing some of my experiences, ideas and thoughts on information security topics.

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Vulnerability management is a critical aspect of cybersecurity. Understanding and limiting the vulnerabilities in our systems reduces the chance that they will cause harm to others, to Jisc, or it’s reputation.
For some products and services (such as computer operating systems), vulnerability management is a relatively mature and well understood field. In others, particularly for highly specialised software, the level of service available from suppliers to help you manage vulnerabilities in their products and systems is variable to non-existent. 
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I've spent a few weeks investigating how we can use open source tools to provide basic vulnerability assessment functionality within a small ISO 27001 scope (less than thirty systems). The more sophisticated and expensive and commercial products are great, but before we investigated their use I wanted to see what we could get on a limited budget (mostly my time).

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