SEC 410 – Discussion – Week 2

What is the value of the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposure (CVE) standard?

Before CVE, different Cybersecurity tools had their own databases of information. Sometimes they would refer to the same problem by different ID and therefor hard to compare databases. There were also not standards for identifying threats so different tools were providing different reports on the same problems. Due to these problems, CVE compatible tools allow for better security.

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How can the CVE be used to improve an organization’s network security?

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