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IT And Security Professionals Find Patching Complex, Cumbersome And Time-Consuming
siliconeANGLE, October 7th, 2021
October 7, 2021,
Volume 283, Issue 1

It's well-known that many cyberattacks take advantage of vulnerabilities in software that has not been updated, but in 2021, why are companies often slack in installing patches?

"A new report from Ivanti Inc. may provide answers to that question. The company surveyed information technology and security professionals and found that 71% consider patching overly complex, cumbersome and time-consuming.

In the age of COVID-19 and shift to remote work, 57% of respondents said remote work had increased the complexity and scale of patch management. That shift, with employees connecting with various devices to access corporate networks, data and services as they work and collaborate from new and different locations, is said to have made patching harder than ever..."

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