11:00 CET, 7th July 2011 By Secunia.
The article ‘Do You Play Bug Patch Game Badly’ asks the question: should vulnerabilities be patched according to their severity or prevalence within an organisation?
InformationWeek therefore refers to analysis in the new Secunia white paper, 'How to Secure a Moving Target with Limited Resources'. Averaged over the last six years, Secunia found that patching the top 10 most critical programs remediates 71% of the total risk, whereas patching the top 10 most prevalent programs remediates 31% of the risk.
Secunia’s CSO Thomas Kristensen also talks about prioritising vulnerabilities that pose the highest risk, and also addresses concerns about zero-days.
To read the article in full, visit InformationWeek here.