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Why does it take so long for security teams to remediate vulnerabilities?

Recent analysis of about 1,000 companies found just 13% of vulnerabilities observed were remediated and took an average of 271 days for security teams to address them. Organizations are racing to remediate thousands of vulnerabilities each month, yet the growing backlog now outstrips their ability to keep pace.

Read more at SC Magazine.

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Meet The Author

Adam Murray

Adam Murray is a content writer at Mend. He began his career in corporate communications and PR, in London and New York, before moving to Tel Aviv. He’s spent the last ten years working with tech companies like Amdocs, Gilat Satellite Systems, Allot Communications, and Sisense. He holds a Ph.D. in English Literature. When he’s not spending time with his wife and son, he’s preoccupied with his beloved football team, Tottenham Hotspur.

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