The Problem with Vulnerability Management

June 14, 2017 | Naomi Buckwalter
Naomi Buckwalter

Naomi Buckwalter

Naomi Buckwalter is the Director of Information Security for a content testing and analytics firm based in the United States. She has a combined fifteen years of cross-discipline IT and Information Security experience, including full-stack, Agile web development, operational IT Security and incident handling, vulnerability management, application security, and security awareness training experience. Twitter: @ineedmorecyber

June 14, 2017 | Naomi Buckwalter

The Problem with Vulnerability Management

Does this scenario look familiar to you? Monday – “Roll up your sleeves, people! We’re going to patch some security vulnerabilities this week! I can FEEL it!” Tuesday – “Reports are sent out and tickets have been created. They can’t ignore all those Highs and Critical CVEs THIS time!” Wednesday – “I haven’t heard back from anyone yet. Maybe they…