Vulnerability mitigation study shows need for faster patching

Vulnerability mitigation study shows need for faster patching

Date: Aug 10, 2009
Qualys CTO Wolfgang Kandek says vendors and administrators need to find ways to speed up the patching cycle. A Qualys study of dynamics in the vulnerability lifecycle shows administrators are not paying enough attention to application bugs. The study sampled 104 million vulnerability scans made during 2008, resulting in the discovery of 680 million flaws. The interview was conducted at the Black Hat 2009 conference in Las Vegas.

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