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[Your name and course number/section]

[Opening Salutation]:


In this section, provide a brief overview to establish the purpose of your memorandum. You

should introduce the topics in Parts 1, 2, and 3, below. Remember that you are writing to your

immediate boss to help her address the CEO’s concerns over recent cybersecurity attacks

against the transportation sector. Additionally, your boss has provided you with the results of a

recent pen testing engagement performed by a third party on behalf of Mercury USA.

Part 1: Vulnerability Management (VM) Process Recommendation

In this section, present a recommended VM process for Mercury USA. Highlight the major VM

process components as you learned in your studies. Explain how your recommendation meets

the business needs of Mercury USA. Consider the transportation sector and the overall scenario

in context. The text and questions below represent specifics to focus on while writing the

memorandum. Do not include the specific text of the questions in your final submission.

 What are the main elements of a VM process, tailored to Mercury USA and the

transportation sector?

 How will you plan for and define the scope of a VM process?

 How will you identify the assets involved?

 How will you scan and assess vulnerabilities?

 What is/are the industry standard scanning tools? Support your findings.

 What frequency of scanning do you recommend and why?

 How will you report the results of scanning and recommended countermeasures?

Part 2: Vulnerability Scanning Tool Evaluation and Recommendations

After performing an analysis of the vulnerability report provided by the third-party penetration

testers, present your evaluation of the tool and your recommendations here. The text and


questions below represent the specifics to focus on while writing your memorandum. Do not

include the specific text of the questions in your final submission.

 Identify the scanner used to produce the report. Is the tool open source or commercial?

Do you consider the tool to be industry standard?

 What are some advantages to using the tool? Disadvantages?

 What is your overall impression of the tool’s output?

 Does the tool provide enough reporting detail for you as the analyst to focus on the

correct vulnerabilities? Can you appropriately discern the most critical vulnerabilities?

 Do you think mitigations for the vulnerabilities are adequately covered in the report?

 Do you think the reports are suitable for management? Explain why or why not.

 Would you distribute the report automatically? Explain why or why not.

 Would you recommend that Mercury USA use the tool? Explain why or why not.

Part 3: Business Case Example

In this section, provide an example of what could happen if Mercury USA does not implement

your recommendations for a VM process (e.g., data exfiltration, hacker intrusions, ransomware,

etc.). The text and questions below represent the specifics to focus on while writing your

memorandum. Do not include the specific text of the questions in your final submission.

 What are some of the outcomes to the business if your example occurred?

 How does your recommended VM process address the example you used?

 For the tool you evaluated in Part 2 above, do you think the tool will be adequate? Why

or why not?


In this section, summarize the main points of your argument for a VM process, tool evaluation,

and use the case example to support your recommendations. Keep in mind that you are

addressing the CEO’s concerns over recent cybersecurity attacks against the transportation

sector and how you can help increase Mercury USA’s overall security posture to protect the

organization against attacks, breaches, and data loss.

<Closing Salutation>

<Your Name>

Cybersecurity Threat Analyst

Mercury USA



Use in-text citations in the body of your memorandum as appropriate. Add all sources you used

here. This example citation uses IEEE style. Use a style of your choice or ask your instructor for

clarification. When using the associated course content, ensure that you cite to the chapter


[1] "Chapter 5: Implementing an Information Security Vulnerability Management

Process", Pearson CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+), 2020. [Online]. Available: [Accessed: 28- Apr- 2020].

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