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    November 10, 2023

    Are you ready for 28,000 new vulnerabilities this year?

    In today's fast-changing digital world, keeping your online life safe can be pretty tricky. With an estimated total of 28,000 new vulnerabilities to show up this year. The big question is, can you keep up to date on all of them?
    The truth is, dealing with this huge number of online weaknesses is quite a job. As we all rely more on tech, the chances of falling victim to online attacks keep going up. That's where vulnerability scans come into play.

    The Hidden Dangers of Software Dependencies

    For many people, software is just one of the tools they use in their day-to-day life. However, what many don't realize is that software often relies on numerous underlying components known as dependencies. These dependencies can be like the foundation of a building – crucial but often overlooked.
    Knowing about all the software you're using is one thing, but tracking and managing all the dependencies hidden beneath the surface can be an enormous challenge. The problem lies in the fact that vulnerabilities can lurk within these dependencies, posing a significant security risk.

    The Vulnerability Scans Advantage

    This is where vulnerability scans prove to be indispensable. They offer a comprehensive and thorough examination of your systems helping you better understand what vulnerabilities you might have. Here's how they bring value to your cybersecurity efforts:

    • Uncover Hidden Weaknesses
      Vulnerability scans delve deep into your systems, identifying vulnerabilities within the your systems and configurations. They shine a light on those hidden dangers you might not even know exist.
    • Prioritize Action
      Not every vulnerability is of equal importance. Vulnerability scans help you prioritize by highlighting which weaknesses require immediate attention. This focus ensures that you address the most critical issues first.
    • Simplified Remediation
      After a vulnerability scan, you receive clear and actionable reports. No need for a degree in tech jargon – these reports break down the issues and offer practical guidance for fixing them.
    Protecting Your Digital Assets

    In the digital age, safeguarding your online presence is essential. With the sheer number of vulnerabilities lurking both in your software and its dependencies, vulnerability scans are your shield against potential cyber threats.
    Don't leave your cybersecurity to chance. Embrace the power of vulnerability scans and ensure the security of your digital assets. Keeping your online life safe might be tricky, but it's not impossible when you have the right tools at your disposal.

    How to protect your company:
    Book a free online meeting with one from our cybersecurity team.

    Geir Hørthe

    Geir Hørthe is responsible for the Nemko cyber security initiative. He has worked at Nemko for more than 30 years, in the capacity of test services, lab manager of safety, ATEX and medical departments. He has also been Managing Director at the Nemko office in London for two years. After he returned to Norway, he held...

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