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InSecure Magazine Article: Q&A Stefan Frei on Security Research & Vulnerability Management

10:53 CET, 15th March 2011 By Secunia.

Stefan Frei is the Research Analyst Director at Secunia. In this interview he discusses security research, patching issues, vulnerability management challenges, as well as Adobe and Microsoft.

Your research shows that even though the number of discovered vulnerabilities has slightly decreased in the last two years, the worrying fact is that 84 percent of all those found in 2010 can be exploited from a remote location, and that 69 percent are tied to third-party products that may or may not have a quality patching mechanism in place.

Since this opens a huge door for cybercriminals what advice would you give to those managing large corporate networks with thousands of machines? On the other hand, what can end users do?

To read the rest of the article (pages 59-62), visit InSecure Magazine here.

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