Category Archives: Vulnerability Management

Attackers are weaponizing more vulnerabilities than ever before

2018 had the most weaponized vulnerabilities ever (177), which represents a 139% increase compared to 2017, according to the RiskSense latest report. In addition, the rate of exploits discovered in the wild before a patch was available was nearly three times higher last year than the previous record set in 2010. The RiskSense Vulnerability Weaponization Insights Report provides an in-depth analysis of vulnerabilities and weaponization patterns across the Adobe family of products from August 1996 … More

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Managed Vulnerability Management? Yes, You Read That Right

The importance of a mature vulnerability management program can’t be overstated. File integrity monitoring (FIM) and security configuration management (SCM) might be the bedrock of a strong cybersecurity program, but they can only go so far. Scanning for vulnerabilities needs to be a foundational part of your program, too. The Center for Internet Security (CIS) […]… Read More

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VERT Threat Alert: April 2019 Patch Tuesday Analysis

Today’s VERT Alert addresses Microsoft’s April 2019 Security Updates. VERT is actively working on coverage for these vulnerabilities and expects to ship ASPL-825 on Wednesday, April 10th. In-The-Wild & Disclosed CVEs  CVE-2019-0803 This CVE describes a privilege escalation vulnerability in Win32k that could allow an attacker to execute code in kernel mode, giving them full […]… Read More

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Vulnerability Management: Myths, Misconceptions and Mitigating Risk

Vulnerability Management is a much-talked-about practice in the IT security industry. Whether it is the debate on vulnerability scoring, how to implement a suitable vulnerability management program based on your own resources or even trying to convince leadership a vulnerability management solution alone won’t solve all your cybersecurity issues, the debate is still strong. To […]… Read More

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