Why Patch Management is still the Best First Line of Defense
13 April 2012
Vulnerabilities are on the rise - especially from third party, non-Microsoft applications, which have four times more vulnerabilities than Microsoft applications. And cybercriminals have taken notice, exploiting these vulnerabilities at a faster rate than ever before. Today more than 2 million malware signatures are identified each month and traditional anti-virus defenses simply can’t keep up. Even the major anti-virus vendors have concluded that stand-alone anti-virus no longer provides an effective defense and that additional layers of security technology are needed to address the rising volume and sophistication of threats.