This edition of the Acuity Risk Management Newsletter includes; A SWOT analysis for STREAM Version 4; STREAM for Technical Vulnerability Management; Cyber Security Risk Management; New Application Content.  Download Newsletter
Vulnerability scanning tools such as Qualys and Nessus are used to scan Hosts / IP Ranges in order to identify potential infrastructure vulnerabilities. The outputs from such tools, as well as the results from Penetration Testing activities, can be automatically uploaded into STREAM for progression and tracking. In addition, the register of Assets in STREAM can be automatically reconciled against an external Asset Management / CMDB data source, to ensure that critical assets have been registered and as a baseline for ongoing scanning operations. 
A STREAM Application Content uploader configured with the ‘SANS Top 20 Critical Security Controls for effective Cyber Defense Version 5' for use with Single-User (SU) subscriber editions of the STREAM software. Download datasheet
This paper argues that due to the high level of threat there is an urgent need for organizations to truly understand their cyber security risk status so that, where necessary they can take urgent remedial actions to rectify weaknesses.
The new NIST Cyber Security Framework content has been released for the use with Subscriber Editions of STREAM.  Download Datasheet
An article by Acuity Partner, Simon Marvell, describing why spreadsheets have been so popular with compliance and risk management along with the problems. Explaining the benefits of new alternative approaches to the issue.  Download Whitepaper
New presentation describing how STREAM supports implementation and compliance with ISO 31000:2009, Risk Management Principles and Guidelines.  Includes examples and screen images. Download Presentation
Contents in this issue include:STREAM V3 rated highly by Secure Computing MagazineAcuity acknowledged as a supplier of Cyber Security Solutions to UK GovernmentSTREAM v3.4 Upgrade and STREAM V4 development plansNew Hints & Tips website pageAcuity to sponsor the ISF 25th World Congress in CopenhagenDownload Newsletter
Acuity is continuing its long association with the ISF and will be sponsoring the ISF 25th World Congress in Copenhagen, 23rd - 25th November 2014.
Development of STREAM Version 4 commenced in July 2014.  The following features are included in the development programme:

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