Hercules, Stat Scanner, bulk up security

Tuesday, 14 September 2004, 2:32 AM EST

Software vulnerabilities continue to be a drag on business-technology professionals. More than 80% of respondents to the 2004 InformationWeek Global Information Security Survey cite known operating-system and application vulnerabilities as the primary methods hackers have used to launch attacks against their systems.

And according to the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology, software bugs cost the U.S. economy about $60 billion annually.

By George V. Hulme at Security Pipeline.

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