Vulnerability Management Service (VMS)

A full-service solution resolving vulnerabilities across your environment.

Finding your vulnerabilities before they do

Hackers are capitalising on this reliance and the increased digital footprint now available in their hunting grounds. The money being lost to organised crime is staggering. In Australia, the average cost of a breach to mid-sized companies (501-1000 employees) was AUD$2,183,546 according to the IBM cost of a data breach report.

How we can assist:

Comprehensive vulnerability scanning and assessment

Risk-based reporting

Compliance scanning

How we can assist

  • The solution is about more than just technology. Our people are experts in their specialty areas. They engage deeply with your people and organisation to foster precision and agility and develop a prevention mindset.
  • The technology we use is industry-leading and free of the constraints that often come with major software vendor platforms. We know the best solutions deeply and provide a comprehensive and thoughtful approach.
  • Broaden your capabilities by collaborating with certified cybersecurity experts, offering industry-leading security solutions.
  • Rapidly achieve high-level protection by integrating our industry-leading vulnerability management and breach credential monitoring services.

Comprehensive defence in an
ever-changing environment

Comprehensive vulnerability scanning and assessment

With major vendors releasing new updates daily, your IT environment is ripe for exploitation. Protecting your organisation from cyberattacks has developed beyond anything your IT department and some expensive software could achieve. Our SOC security analysts have the necessary skills to interpret and report on vulnerabilities impacting your organisation and how to transform your people and processes for the best protection possible. They can help you ensure you’re aligned with best practice regarding vulnerability scanning and resolution.


Risk-based reporting

Vulnerability scanning considers the entire spectrum of your environment to find vulnerabilities. We can then determine your risks and provide reports that contextualise the real-world impact. Our security analysts apply human intelligence to the findings and translate them into accessible language to ensure practical understanding and application of those results.


Compliance scanning

If your business carries out transactions with customers and suppliers that use payment cards, then compliance with PCI DSS is critical. Tesserent utilises Approved Scanning Vendors (ASV) for PCI Compliance and has significant experience in its assessment, review and implementation. Tesserent can partner with you on a range of PCI DSS-related services, including assessment of the PCI DSS compliant controls and practices, PCI DSS Advisory Services (QSA), PCI DSS Compliance Assessments (Report on Controls), and validation of Self-Assessment Questionnaires (SAQ-X).


Operational Technology Focus

We support the management of OT environments and IoT deployments with a dedicated threat detection and response team that understands these unique environments.


Securing our region's digital assets for the future

Best and brightest

The expertise of our people, the strength of our technology, and a commitment to transparent and highly visible processes define us. Our team of more than 500 skilled cybersecurity professionals across Australia and New Zealand provide specialised expertise in the full life cycle of security events. We know that comprehensive incident detection and prevention requires a multifaceted approach, with our people, processes and technology all working together effectively. At Tesserent, we have multiple roles, career paths and areas of expertise within the SOC to provide the best capability possible.

Industry Leading Technology

We select and apply technology that we know is adaptive to new ways of working. While traditional vulnerability scanners just look at local endpoints such as servers and workstations, VMS looks at everything that makes up your environment - from cloud-hosted infrastructure to custom applications, containers and DevOps pipelines. Our transparent approach means clients have full visibility, empowering them to understand and better engage in protecting their digital assets.

PCI DSS. Achieving compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) sets the requirements for organisations and merchants to safely and securely accept, store, process, and transmit cardholder data during credit card transactions to prevent fraud and data breaches. If your business carries out transactions with customers and suppliers that use payment cards, then compliance with PCI DSS is critical.

Tesserent utilises Approved Scanning Vendors for PCI Compliance and has significant experience in the assessment, review and implementation of the PCI DSS. Compliance is vital for any organisation holding credit card and cardholder information or data. During any PCI DSS assessment, we conduct necessary artefact reviews, stakeholder interviews, and on-site inspections. With our PCI DSS Certification For Businesses, we’ll help you achieve cardholder data security by assessing your organisation's PCI DSS compliance.


Challenges We Address

Running an effective Security Operations Centre.

The complexity of running your own 24/7 SOC can be a distraction from your business’s core purpose. Avoid the hassle of coordinating IT resources, maintaining compliance and managing your security in a comprehensive, cost-effective way by partnering with us. Our team has specialised training and skills allowing you to stay agile rather than hiring, training, and developing staff.


Managing your security program.

Being in control means having the right information at the right time. A good vulnerability management program will ensure you maintain the highest standards across your activities. Our IT security experts offer decades of experience dealing with breaches of varying sizes and scales.

Making you difficult to attack.

Quickly identifying and remediating vulnerabilities across your environment removes one of the main avenues by which adversaries can breach your defences.


Frequently asked questions about VMS

What is a Vulnerability Management Service (VMS)?

Vulnerability Management Services provide a comprehensive solution to vulnerability management by assessing the entire IT environment, identifying and understanding its vulnerabilities and reporting back those insights for delivering practical remediation.

What are the 5 steps in Vulnerability Management?

  • Discover - configuration and deployment of technology to identify vulnerabilities
  • Assess - review and interpretation of findings by security analysts
  • Report - delivery of those findings in accessible language to empower practical action
  • Act - implementation of solutions to contain and eradicate the vulnerabilities
  • Evaluate - review the impact and determine resolution, considering the potential for repeat or further vulnerabilities to arise.

What is the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)?

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) was established through collaboration between major card brands, including American Express, Discover, JCB, Mastercard and Visa. Transaction processes are monitored by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC). It sets the requirements for organisations and merchants to safely and securely accept, store, process, and transmit cardholder data during credit card transactions to prevent fraud and data breaches.

What solutions does Tesserent offer regarding the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)?

Tesserent can partner with you on a range of PCI DSS-related services, including assessment of the PCI DSS compliant controls and practices; PCI DSS Advisory Services (QSA); PCI DSS Compliance Assessments (Report on Controls), validation of Self-Assessment Questionnaires (SAQ-X), and a range of technical security solutions that ensure you can achieve and maintain compliance.

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