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Why switch to a subscription service for Vulnerability Management

Traditional vulnerability management, with its reliance on one-time assessments, often fails to provide the sustained protection that modern businesses need.

Ensuring robust cybersecurity is no longer a periodic task but a continuous necessity. Traditional vulnerability management, with its reliance on one-time assessments, often fails to provide the sustained protection that modern businesses need. This is where a subscription-based model for vulnerability management steps in, offering a more dynamic and comprehensive solution.  

“Companies spend millions of dollars on firewalls, encryption, and secure access devices, and it’s money wasted because none of these measures address the weakest link in the security chain – the human element,” says Kevin Mitnick, cybersecurity expert.

Common attack vectors such as phishing, ransomware, and application vulnerabilities constantly evolve, making continuous monitoring and protection essential. By adopting a subscription service for vulnerability management, businesses can achieve ongoing protection, addressing both technical and human vulnerabilities. This spreads out costs, making it more manageable, and ensures that your defenses are continuously updated and monitored.  

The Vulnerability Management status-quo

Traditional vulnerability management typically relies on sporadic, one-time assessments. These assessments, while thorough when conducted, offer only a snapshot of your security posture. As cyber threats evolve rapidly, the results of these tests quickly become outdated, leaving your systems vulnerable between assessments.  

Additionally, the high costs associated with these one-off tests can be a financial burden, and they often fail to address the continuous nature of modern cyber threats. This approach lacks the ongoing vigilance needed to maintain robust security, making it increasingly inadequate for today's landscape.

Why change to subscription-based Vulnerability Management

Continuous awareness

Subscription services provide regular, ongoing monitoring and assessments, ensuring your defenses are always up-to-date against the latest threats. This continuous awareness is crucial for maintaining a robust security posture.

Cost-effectiveness

With fixed monthly fees, subscription models make budgeting simpler and eliminate the financial strain of large, unexpected expenses associated with one-time tests. This cost-effective approach spreads the cost over time, providing comprehensive protection without hefty upfront fees.

Comprehensive coverage

Subscription services offer a wide range of essential cybersecurity services, including penetration tests, vulnerability assessments, application assessments, firewall assessments, and awareness campaigns. This ensures that all aspects of your cybersecurity are addressed under one comprehensive plan.

Accessibility

User-friendly, secure web applications make it easy to access reports, monitor security status, and stay informed from anywhere. This accessibility enhances the efficiency of managing your cybersecurity.

Expert support

Ongoing access to cybersecurity experts provides businesses with continuous guidance and support. This ensures quick responses to emerging threats and the implementation of best practices for maintaining strong security.

Our CVM offering explained

Over the last 20 years of practical experience we have obtained a deep understanding of what businesses of all sizes need to be protected against cyber criminals.  Our Complete Vulnerability Management (CVM) was designed to bring all the essential cybersecurity measures together under one service, ensuring that every part of your business is protected, giving you robust defenses and peace of mind.

Areas CVM Covers  

  • Application Protection: Continuously identifying, assessing, and mitigating security weaknesses in web applications and their associated APIs ensures they're secure from any potential threats.
  • Channel Protection: Keeps your communication channels safe from unauthorized access and data breaches.
  • Endpoint Detection: Monitors and defends all your devices, like laptops and mobile phones, from cyber threats.
  • Human Resources: Focuses on training your employees and making them aware of cybersecurity best practices.

Included Services in CVM

  • Penetration Tests: These are simulated attacks to find and fix vulnerabilities before real hackers can exploit them.
  • Firewall Assessments: Check your firewall settings to make sure they're effectively protecting your network.
  • Awareness Campaigns: Educate your team on the latest threats and best practices to minimize the risk of human error.

Benefits of the CVM portal

  • Secure Web App: An easy-to-use interface you can access from anywhere, making cybersecurity management effortless.
  • Easy-to-Access Reports: Clear and comprehensive reports that keep you informed about your security status.
  • Fixed Monthly Cost: A predictable cost structure that makes budgeting easier.
  • Expert Support: Ongoing access to cybersecurity experts who provide guidance and support to keep your defenses strong.

Conclusion

Switching to a subscription service for vulnerability management is a smart move for any business looking to stay ahead of evolving cyber threats. With continuous protection, cost-effective pricing, comprehensive coverage, and easy access to expert support, Complete Vulnerability Management (CVM) offers a superior solution to traditional methods.

If you want to learn more visit our CVM page to learn more about its offering. Alternatively, if you have specific questions or would like to speak directly with one of our cybersecurity experts, fill out our contact form to get in touch.

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