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Practical Patch Management and Mitigation

Author: Spiros Alexiou, Ph.D., CISA, CSX-F, CIA
Date Published: 1, May 2019

Patches are quick fixes of known software bugs that presumably were not known at the time that the software was released. Correcting such problems may be crucial for operations and can be a significant security concern—a known security vulnerability brings risk to the enterprise. Many high-profile cases of hackers exploiting unpatched systems to inflict massive damage are well documented...

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