Is ITIL more geared towards audit as opposed to vulnerability assessment?
Say for example if you looked at a set of web servers and found they were insecure due to multiple vulnerabilities, it is really an "as is" type review, as opposed to an "how things came to be this way", which I guess ITIL procedures could provide?
So could ITIL be used to identify "How things came to be that way" for security issues? If so are there any specific ITIL modules that focus specifically on security and security management?
My question is what do you check to identify "how this came to be", what benchmarks or platofrms can be used in this area? ITIL seems to have access mgmt, account mgmt, patch mgmt etc.
I dont think waiting for a vuln assessment to flag up problems then apply quick fixes is a very good practice at all. They should serve as assurance or identify anything overlooked, but not be the justifacation to start doing things properly.