The best free and open source tools for cyber risk assessment and mitigation

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About this whitepaper

The number of newly disclosed vulnerabilities has been growing year after year for more than a decade. With so many new vulnerabilities to fix a notable number of free and open source tools have become available to help get fix done. This white paper breaks down the most useful free and open source helping IT and security teams get started with their cyber risk management.


  • Which free and open source tools will help IT and security teams get started on reducing their cyber risk.
  • Which tools are best to replace expensive, proprietary vulnerability management solutions.
  • How to identify the right tools for vulnerability scanning, for remediation intelligence, and for automating patch and configuration management.
  • Why free tools are just the start, and how Vulcan Cyber can help you go the last miles of cyber risk management.