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Solution Brief

Security Gap Analysis

Learn how the Armis platform provides a comprehensive, contextualized view of all assets and the risks associated with them, helping organizations identify and prioritize remediation efforts to reduce their attack surface.

The Problem

There are hundreds of security controls, as defined by common security frameworks by organizations such as the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Center for Internet Security (CIS). Implementing these security controls, processes and procedures is a common practice by almost any organization in order to provide reasonable assurance that business objectives will be achieved and undesired events will be prevented, detected and corrected. However, identifying gaps in security controls can be difficult, if not almost impossible. For example, how would you know if a company issued laptop did not have an endpoint security agent installed, or if an asset was not being scanned by a vulnerability scanner as scheduled because it is hidden behind a firewall or in an unknown network segment?

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