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Under the Wing: Taking on Patch Tuesdays with Falcon Spotlight

Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday is dreaded by every security team. With dozens of new patches inundating your team every month, how do you know which to prioritize? CrowdStrike combines the power of our world-class machine learning and our unparalleled intelligence to arm every customer with the insight they need to prioritize patches and take action. In this Under the Wing episode, you’ll learn how CrowdStrike enables you to protect your organization with Falcon Spotlight.

How Patching Thwarts Cyber Attackers

At SecurityScorecard, we analyzed open vulnerabilities across the entire Internet. Here are some of our shocking discoveries: Furthermore, on average, it takes these organizations a year to fix 50% of the vulnerabilities. That's why hackers often have the upper hand. Solution? Build a mature program that: Got questions? Let me know in the comments below. SecurityScorecard is the global leader in cybersecurity ratings and the only service with over 12 million companies continuously rated. The company is headquartered in New York and operates in 64 countries around the globe.
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Linux security: How the third-most-used OS in the world has become the number one target of cyberattacks

If we were to ask a bunch of people to choose a computer, they would most likely go with a Windows or Mac machine. The possibility of them choosing a Linux machine is slim. This is directly reflected in recent desktop adoption trends as well. Linux accounts for only 2.14% of all desktop operating systems (OSs) while its counterparts, Windows and Mac, occupy about 75.23% and 15.86% respectively.

Wrapping up CSAM 2022 with Vulnerability Management Advice for Everyone

As we wrap up Cybersecurity Awareness Month (CSAM) 2022, the final topic we’ll cover is updating software and patching vulnerabilities. According to the 2022 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) from Verizon one of the top paths threat actors use to infiltrate organizations is exploiting vulnerabilities. And there appears to be no end in sight as the number of unique security vulnerabilities rose almost 10% in 2021, up to 20,142 from 18,351 in 2020.

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Convince Your Boss You Need These Managed IT Security Services

Considering managed it security services? It is more important than ever to have a resilient security posture. Hackers are constantly looking for ways to exploit weaknesses in systems, and even a small data breach can have devastating consequences.


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.