By Elizabeth Millard
"Another area of risk is less about technology and more about budgets, says William Aguilar, senior product manager at Core Security Technologies. Although SMEs face the same types of threats as large enterprises, several studies have shown that they are at higher risk because of their lack of financial resources and dedicated security personnel, he notes. ‘More often than not, SMEs lack the time and resources to have security experts dedicated to designing, maintaining, and monitoring security solutions.’ …
"Aguilar says, ‘Penetration testing actively exploits potential vulnerabilities and therefore eliminates false positives.’ This process reduces the amount of ‘noise’ in vulnerability scanning reports because it doesn’t just bring up suspected vulnerabilities; it actually tests to see whether they’re truly risks."
Source: Processor Magazine