IT Security: Six Sigma Style

The author makes the case that IT security staff should spend less time obsessively chasing and patching vulnerabilities.  Determine what moves will provide better security for your environment for the least effort. 

Antivirus Inventor: Security Departments Are Wasting Their Time – Desktop Security News Analysis – Dark Reading

For example, today’s security industry focuses way too much time on vulnerability research, testing, and patching, Tippett suggested. “Only 3 percent of the vulnerabilities that are discovered are ever exploited,” he said. “Yet there is huge amount of attention given to vulnerability disclosure, patch management, and so forth.”

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