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Vulnerability Scan (ASV)

Vulnerability Scan (ASV)

Comprehensive Vulnerability Assessment Scan For Network Security

SecurityMetrics Perimeter Scan helps you stay ahead of cyber criminals. Our regularly updated scan engine identifies external network vulnerabilities so you can keep your data safe. Vulnerability scanning identifies top risks such as misconfigured firewalls, malware hazards, remote access vulnerabilities, and can be used for cyber security or compliance mandates like PCI DSS and HIPAA.

Add and Remove Scan Targets

We realize scan environments change frequently. Our vulnerability assessment tools help you stay on top of dynamic or new IP addresses by adding and removing your own targets through your Perimeter Scan Portal. And, to further simplify the process, you can mass upload scan targets and groups.                         

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IP Target Group Management

For an organization with a high volume of scan targets, keeping port scans organized can be a challenge. Our vulnerability assessment tools allow you to group and label scan targets to make it easier to manage by location, network type, or unique circumstances at your organization.                         

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Scan Targets on Your Schedule

SecurityMetrics Perimeter Scan allows you to test the scan targets you want, when you want. Run port scans on your most sensitive targets more frequently, test in scope PCI targets quarterly, or test designated IPs after changes to your network with simplicity. Perimeter Scan even provides the flexibility to create and manage your own schedule on a group level.                         

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Review Perimeter Scan Results

 Each network scan produces a summary report with identified vulnerabilities. Vulnerability scanning reports list the target, vulnerability type, service (e.g., https, MySQL, etc.), and the severity of each vulnerability (low, medium, high). Reports can be downloaded in PDF or an excel file that can be sorted by columns to help in remediation efforts.                         

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Have an Expert in Your Corner

Have an Expert in Your Corner

Our 24/7 scan technicians quickly help you remediate identified vulnerabilities. Our award-winning support team reviews vulnerability management best practices and helps your organization stay secure.                         

Top Reasons To Use SecurityMetrics Perimeter Scan

Simplified Vulnerability Reporting

SecurityMetrics proprietary vulnerability scanning engines scan for thousands of external network vulnerabilities. Perimeter scan identifies open ports available for data transfer. The port scans report all discovered vulnerabilities and security holes that could enable backdoors, buffer overflows, denial of service, and other types of malicious attacks. Perimeter scan even discovers SQL injection issues specific to your website programming.

Scan the Targets You Want

Because new vulnerabilities are identified daily, organizations are encouraged to regularly use vulnerability assessment tools on their systems. As a Perimeter Scan customer you can use scan credits to scan the IP addresses you are most concerned about whenever you want.

Dedicated Network Scan Team

SecurityMetrics has a dedicated network scan team that works daily to build, improve and upgrade its proprietary vulnerability scanning engine used for Perimeter Scan. Using information provided by SecurityMetrics Forensic Investigators, Penetration Test Analysts, and Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS) Auditors, the scanning team works hard to ensure scan accuracy.

False Positive Reduction

Many network scan vendors provide affordable vulnerability scanning on the surface, but after considering the time you spend resolving false positives, (when a scan engine identifies a threat that's not real) scan prices quickly add up. The SecurityMetrics Scan Team continuously adjusts its scanning engines based on trial and customer feedback. This allows for accurate scanning, a reduction in false positives, and customer savings.

For a customized network exploitability check, learn about SecurityMetrics’ Penetration Testing Service.

GSA Schedule Approved

SecurityMetrics is certified by the General Services Administration (GSA) to deliver IT security services in the areas of Penetration Testing (GSA HACS SIN 132-45A) and Vulnerability Scanning ASV (GSA HACS 132 45D).


Network Vulnerability Assessment technology is protected by any or all of the following patents and other pending applications: U.S. Patent No. 11,012,464.


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