Vulnerability Management is the continuous effort to practice identifying, classifying, prioritizing, remediating, and mitigating" software vulnerabilities. It is integral to the cybersecurity of endpoints and the network. A Vulnerability Management process is essential to an organisation’s effort to control information security risks. This will allow an organisation to obtain a constant overview of vulnerabilities in their IT environment and the risks associated with them. In order to prevent attackers from penetrating their networks and stealing information, organisations must actively practice Vulnerability Management
Vulnerability Assessment Tools, typically, can scan your network for known vulnerabilities in servers, network devices, software, and other IT assets, but not the vulnerabilities which pose an actual risk to your organisation.