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When You Can't Patch It, Protect It from the Network

Analysts: Claudio Neiva | Adam Hils | Prateek Bhajanka
Published November 8, 2016

Vulnerability scanners, like so many types of security technology, have created an “alert fatigue” for security and risk teams. No amount of human resource could patch each and every vulnerability as it comes in.

That’s why it’s important to have a vulnerability management strategy that’s more robust than simple patch deployment.

In Gartner’s report “When You Can’t Patch It, Protect It from the Network,” they recommend employing a variety of risk mitigation measures for critical systems and applications that cannot be patched.