Qualys Offers Free Network Vulnerability Scans with Qualysguard Trial

By Enterprise Networking Planet Staff | Apr 16, 2002 | Print this Page
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Qualys is promoting its QualysGuard vulnerability assessment product by offering a week of free vulnerability scans. The company is making the offer in the wake of recent CERT advisories concerning IIS.

QualysGuard is a Web-based service that scans networks for vulnerabilities and provides reports on its findings. Qualys lists 24 targeted services, ranging from MS Front Page and SMB shares to SNMP and X Window.

According to Qualys, the product scans for over 300 applications and maintains a database of 1500 vulnerability signatures over 20 operating systems.

Microsoft has released a cumulative security patch, downloadable at http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS02-018.asp to address the vulnerabilities