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InfoWorld Article: Typical Windows user patches every 5 days

8:26 CET, 5th March 2010 By Secunia.

Typical Windows user patches every 5 days

The typical home user running Windows faces the "unreasonable" task of patching software an average of every five days, a security and vulnerability research company said today.

"It's completely unreasonable to expect users to master so many different patch mechanisms and spend so much time patching," said Thomas Kristensen, the chief security officer of Secunia. The result is that few consumers devote the time and attention necessary to stay atop the patching job, which leaves them open to attack.

To read the rest of the article, visit InfoWorld at: Typical Windows user patches every 5 days

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