Why Your Vulnerability Management Processes Isn't Working

Posted by Tal Morgenstern on Mar 21, 2019 7:49:31 AM

It’s the question that plagues every CISO: “Have I done enough?”

First, you’ve convinced your partners in the boardroom that vulnerabilities are a serious matter and increased your security budget. Then, you've managed to create a collaborative relationship between IT and security teams, coordinating code scans and implementing patches. But every now and then it’s important to zoom out at make sure you’re not missing the security forest for the vulnerability trees.

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Topics: vulnerability remediation, vulnerabilities

A History of Vulnerability Management

Posted by Roy Horev on Mar 14, 2019 9:02:15 AM

The number of known vulnerabilities has exploded in recent years. With enterprises using more software solutions, open-source, cloud, Internet of Things, and more, it’s no wonder the increase in security flaws has skyrocketed.

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Topics: vulnerabilities, Cybersecurity

How can Enterprises Stop Failing their Vulnerability Management Teams?

Posted by Roy Horev on Mar 7, 2019 8:33:55 AM

Everyone knows that CISOs are losing sleep over the dangers that vulnerabilities could potentially cause their businesses, and with good reason. But the problem goes beyond the continuous growth in vulnerabilities.

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Topics: vulnerability remediation, vulnerabilities, DevSecOps

Why Response is the Most Difficult Part of Vulnerability Management

Posted by Roy Horev on Feb 21, 2019 10:15:00 AM

“If it were easy, everyone would do it.”

With the never-ending headlines of major breaches caused by vulnerabilities, it’s clear that vulnerability management isn’t easy. According to the Ponemon Institute, the average total cost of a breach in 2018 ranged from between  2-7 million dollars, depending on the number of compromised records.

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Topics: vulnerability remediation, vulnerabilities

Saving Time and Money with Vulnerability Remediation at Scale

Posted by Roy Horev on Feb 7, 2019 7:21:06 AM

Security and IT teams are currently fighting a flood of software vulnerabilities. In 2018 alone, a record 16,555 were reported. Of these, thousands affected every cloud-native SaaS or enterprise company. Some of these vulnerabilities were only potentially dangerous, but others affected tens of thousands of customers.

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Topics: vulnerability remediation, vulnerabilities

What Really Caused the Equifax Breach?

Posted by Yaniv Bar-Dayan on Jan 31, 2019 9:09:09 AM

 

It's been over a year since the Equifax breach made headline news. But I have the feeling that organizations haven't looked at the Equifax breach as a lesson in what is currently wrong with the cybersecurity industry.

The Equifax breach could have happened to any enterprise. If you don’t agree, you may as well stop reading, because you’re not going to agree with anything that follows.

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Topics: vulnerabilities, Cybersecurity

Vulnerability Management Worst Practices

Posted by Tal Morgenstern on Jan 3, 2019 7:09:18 AM

Knowing what NOT to do can sometimes be just as helpful as knowing the right thing to do. Oftentimes, CISOs and Vulnerability Managers have plans and practices in place that can actually be making matters worse by focusing on the wrong things. Let’s review some of these mistakes so you can avoid them in your own organization.

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Topics: vulnerability remediation, vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Trends to Watch Out for in 2019

Posted by Roy Horev on Dec 20, 2018 7:51:53 AM

Trends in vulnerabilities and threats evolve as the technology landscape changes. The vulnerability landscape has changed tremendously over the last couple of years which has prompted many organizations to question whether their current methodologies for vulnerability management are sustainable moving forward.

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Topics: vulnerabilities

The Staggering Growth in Vulnerability Disclosures, 2010 - 2018

Posted by Tal Morgenstern on Dec 5, 2018 10:11:58 AM

With the end of the year, it’s prime time to reflect on vulnerability trends since the start of the decade.

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Topics: vulnerability remediation, vulnerabilities

Looking Back - Top Vulnerabilities of 2018

Posted by Tal Morgenstern on Nov 15, 2018 9:47:44 AM

However you flip the number of recorded vulnerabilities in a given year, the number is at once humbling and noteworthy. We know that both actions – remediating all vulnerabilities and prioritizing a high-severity security flaw in a little-used, low-value system over a medium-severity security hole in a mission-critical system – leave your company’s most important assets exposed.

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Topics: vulnerability remediation, vulnerabilities