Security Manager Plus is a vulnerability scanner and reporting software for detecting and assessing network vulnerabilities across heterogeneous networks comprising servers, workstations and laptops.
Security Manager Plus consists of the following three primary components
The External Vulnerability Aggregator and Central Repository Server resides at the ZOHO Corp. site. The Security Manager Plus Server resides in your enterprise site. Agents can be within your enterprise or on remote geographical locations.
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The Security Manager Plus Server will periodically download the the latest vulnerability and patch information published in the Central Repository Server hosted in the ManageEngine site, and use the information as a baseline for its vulnerability assessment operations.
Yes indeed. Security Manager Plus is primarily a vulnerability assessment and reporting software with patch management capabilities. It does help you in identifying & deploying the missing patches for Windows operating systems. Supported Windows operating systems are : Windows Vista, Windows 2003 Server, XP Professional, 2000 Server and Professional, NT Workstation and Server and applications are : IIS, IE, SQL Server, MDAC, Media Player, .NET Framework, MSXML, DirectX and MS Office.
Security Manager Plus 5 currently performs scans for more than 3500 vulnerabilities and missing patches, and this number keeps growing as and when we update our Central Repository Server with the latest vulnerability signatures.
Security Manager Plus is designed to minimize both the scan time as well as the network bandwidth it uses. Thus, its impact on network traffic load is minimal.
Yes. The Security Manager Plus server machine must have access to the Internet for it to download the latest vulnerability signatures from the Central Repository Server hosted in the ManageEngine site.
Security Manager Plus is a network-based vulnerability assessment and reporting software that scans for vulnerabilities on all networked resources, including servers, network devices (e.g. routers, switches, etc.), and workstations. Security Manager Plus can assess any device that has an IP address.
Security Manager Plus, by default, comes with its own ManageEngine Security Certificate. If you wants to create and use your own Certificate, the following are the steps to do.
The following are the Steps for creating a Certificate using the 'keytool', a program that is available in JDK.
We provide a Professional Edition download that becomes a limited free edition after 30 days of evaluation, unless a registered license key is purchased. This registered license key is valid for a year from the date of purchase (Annual Subscription) beyond which it becomes a limited free edition.
The limited Free Edition has all the functionality's provided by the professional edition except that the number of scans is limited to any 5 IPs (only) of the users choice , and product support is not available.
Below are the steps to enable scanning the Linux systems in 'sudo' mode :