Vulnerability Assessments

  1. This service assesses devices, software, websites, and other technologies for weaknesses that could be exploited by a malicious user. 
  2. This service should be leveraged when deploying a new technology on the Vanderbilt network, or in the event of concern of newly discovered weaknesses.
  3. To request this service, please submit a help request at and provide the following information: 
  • Device Type
  • Device point of contact 
  • Device IP and MAC address (if available) 
  • Requested assessment type:  Credentialed (must provide ‘root/admin’ privilege level credential) or non-Credentialed (generic network-based vulnerability scan) 
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