Sysadmins' Introduction to Vulnerability Scanning

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 11:00 am11:45 am

Tabitha Sable


Effective vulnerability scanning requires broad knowledge: software vulnerabilities and exploitation, networking, the chosen vulnerability scanning tool, and the servers and applications being inspected. Ops folks are often left out of the vulnerability scanning process, but our participation can make everyone's life better. This presentation will review some of the basics needed to start getting involved.

Tabitha Sable, Unaffiliated

Tabitha has been a hacker and cross-platform sysadmin since the turn of the century. She can often be found teaching network offense and defense to sysadmins, system administration to security folks, and asking questions that start with "I wonder what happens if we..."

@conference {240874,
author = {Tabitha Sable},
title = {Sysadmins{\textquoteright} Introduction to Vulnerability Scanning},
year = {2019},
address = {Portland, OR},
publisher = {USENIX Association},
month = oct

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