Vulnerability Management

This chapter is about vulnerability management. In order to build a strong security program and lower your company’s risk, you must patch security vulnerabilities. If you stay up with the latest threats, you will understand that it’s not easy to keep up with patching all those thousands of vulnerabilities. We’ll be discussing practical strategies to prioritize vulnerability patching.

In this chapter, we’re going to cover the following main topics:

  • What are software vulnerabilities?
  • Prioritizing your remediations
  • Securing your code

What are software vulnerabilities?

A software vulnerability is a flaw or weakness in a software program that can be exploited by hackers to compromise the system’s security. Software vulnerabilities ...

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