Common security issues across all types of industries most likely start with patching
We’re in the midst of a cybersecurity crisis. However, while many are searching for (or claiming to offer) a miracle cure, far too few are properly washing their hands: our cyber hygiene has to improve! Through 2020, 99% of exploited vulnerabilities will be the ones known by security and IT professionals for at least one year. Organizations need to get patched as soon as possible to avoid catastrophic breaches. Here are five common patching problems and the solutions that can make a difference.
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Today’s cybersecurity landscape is a forbidding one, there are many things organizations need to do in order to protect themselves. Many new security approaches exist to combat novel, evolving threats. Some things, however, remain both unchanged and (to a significant degree) unheeded. It’s still the case, for instance, that the most single most effective thing any organization can do to avoid being breached is to patch thoroughly, frequently, and promptly.