Common Vulnerability Scoring System News

The Common Vulnerability Scoring System Special Interest Group (CVSS- SIG) had a very busy and successful working meeting during the 20th annual FIRST conference in Vancouver. We covered many of the CVSS use cases post v2 deployment - namely PCI and S-CAP - thanks for all the great participation.

The Common Vulnerability Scoring System Special Interest Group (CVSS-SIG) has scheduled a working meeting during the 20th annual FIRST conference in Vancouver (June 22-27,2008). This meeting will take place on Monday, June 23rd 08:30-10:30 PST

ScienceDaily — As this year's holiday season approaches, your credit card transactions may be a little more secure thanks to standards adopted by the payment card industry. The latest incarnation of these standards include the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) Version 2 that was coauthored this year by researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology and Carnegie Mellon University in collaboration with 23 other organizations

A standardized system to rank computer system vulnerabilities has been revised to help IT managers make better decisions more quickly about potential threats [SearchWinIt.com]

A standardized system to rank computer system vulnerabilities has been revised to help IT managers make better decisions more quickly about potential threats [SearchWinIt.com]

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a suite of tools to help automate vulnerability management and evaluate compliance with federal IT security requirements.

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a suite of tools to help automate vulnerability management and evaluate compliance with federal IT security requirements.

The Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) announced on Wednesday a revised version of the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS), which modifies the ranking system's recipe for judging the severity of software flaws.

The Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) announced on Wednesday a revised version of the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS), which modifies the ranking system's recipe for judging the severity of software flaws.

Seville Spain – June 20, 2007: Millions of computer users worldwide will enjoy more secure virtual experiences and transactions with the advent today of CVSSv2 – the latest version of the Common Vulnerability Scoring System.

Several sites provide easy ways to get CVSS scores. The major ones are listed on the SIG website.