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Report: Organizations Are Open for Exploit By Taking Too Long to Patch

New research from the Ponemon Institute uncovers a troubling trend when it comes to risk management. That is, organizations are simply not patching software vulnerabilities fast enough to keep up with the demand for remediation. This can lead to cybersecurity attacks that could spell trouble for businesses as they try to ward off incidents that result in significant damage to their operations.


Software updates and patching: the right formula against cyberattacks

Something as common and widely known as a software update can prevent major cyberattacks from happening, as they incorporate patches that fix system vulnerabilities. Prioritizing updates may seem a burdensome and inconvenient task for users, because computers and servers have to restart to perform installation, which interrupts users when they are working.


Improve your patching efficiency with Tripwire State Analyzer

Organizations are always concerned with improving efficiencies to make business flow smoother. Some of the biggest inefficiencies in any business revolve around time wasted on operational tasks. Whether it is a stale accounting process, or something as trivial as routing phone calls to the proper department, saving time by improving a process can mean more profits, which is what business is all about.


Tripwire & FoxGuard: Patching for compliance and security

There’s a saying in the cybersecurity community which states that just because you are compliant doesn’t mean that you are secure. Over the years, many images have been used to illustrate the point. One memorable image is that of a nude bicyclist wearing a helmet. By all standards, that is the epitome of “compliant, but not secure”. Many organizations have shifted the focus away from merely achieving compliance, to being both compliant and secure.


Vulnerability Patching: A Resource Guide

Vulnerability patching is the short-term implementation of patches, which are pieces of code added to existing software to improve functionality or to remove vulnerabilities that have been flagged. Patches usually come from vendors of affected hardware or software and IT should apply them to an affected area in a timely manner.

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Stay on top of network threats and breaches with effective third-party patch management

In the current digital age, most enterprises turn to the use of third-party applications for every requirement, from end-user applications for productivity purposes, all the way up to more complex endpoint and Active Directory utility tools. However, with more cyber-threats being identified everyday, enterprises are increasingly aware that the installation of third-party software comes with the considerable responsibility for maintaining the system's security.

Tips for Patching Security Vulnerabilities

Given the countless cyber threats facing organizations these days, security has become one of the most pressing issues on the executive mind. Yet when we talk about cybersecurity, we rarely focus on security vulnerabilities and how patching those vulnerabilities is crucial for a cybersecurity program. So what is vulnerability patching, exactly? A vulnerability is a flaw that cybercriminals can exploit to gain unauthorized access or to perform unauthorized actions on a computer system.

Patch management : How updates, patches & bugs affect your business

What is patch management? Patch management is the process of tracking security bug(s) and applying updates (code changes) on them in existing applications, software, or programs on a computer and other technologies to improve the functionality and security of already released programs installed in systems.