Tag: #discovery

frictionless vulnerability management

Vulnerability assessment and management is a critical piece in the cybersecurity program for any organization. Most organizations perform periodic vulnerability scans. However, traditional vulnerability scanning tools have largely resulted in a painful experience for customers. This is due to multiple reasons as below: Need to install agents or scanner appliances across the fleet These agents […]

It is my pleasure to share this blog article authored by Rohit Ghai, who we are fortunate to have as our advisor. Rohit is renowned in the industry and he currently serves as President, RSA Security. Recruiting machines to fight the vulnerability crisis A central pillar in any cyber resilience strategy is the idea of […]

Host discovery image

As described in the earlier blog article – Getting started with twigs, one of the discovery modes supported by twigs is host discovery. In the host discovery mode, twigs will collect required metadata from the host to perform no-scan vulnerability assessments. The host discovery mode supports local and remote discovery. Local refers to discovery of the […]

Introduction The bedrock of asset discovery in ThreatWatch is ‘twigs’ (short for ThreatWatch Inventory Gathering Script). twigs is a python based open source utility script maintained by ThreatWatch. twigs aims to provide a simple extensible interface to all types of assets and asset management systems in order to discover the metadata required by ThreatWatch to […]