Patching up security

Friday, 9 March 2007, 12:18 AM EST

CEOs and CFOs know that viruses can damage their business and cost millions. But many do not realise that an anti-virus programme cannot help when it comes to the increasingly frequent flaws that are being exposed in corporate software. The biggest threat to security are these flaws, which demand instant attention and patching-up.

IT teams are spending more than $2 billion a year desperately trying to patch up these network security flaws to protect them from hackers and viruses, according to the Aberdeen Group analysts. But still the process of security patch management is not being understood at the level that matters - the boardroom.

At BIOS.

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