When it comes to patching, were you aware that there’s more than one type of patch? In this episode of Enterprise Linux Security, Jay and Joao discuss the various types of patching that’s performed today.
Open-Source is great – with code being open, everyone has access to it. That means that the code can be audited – and that makes it more secure, right? Well, possibly. In the recent talk “The Code is Open, But Who’s Looking at it?” Joao discusses the concept in detail. This talk was recorded at OSAD 2022. New episodes of Enterprise Linux Security will resume after the holidays. But for now, enjoy the talk!
While it’s certainly never a good thing to become the victim of a cyber-attack, it can be even more embarrassing if the CVE the threat actor used to get a foothold into your systems was patched a long time ago. In this episode, Jay and Joao discuss malware that’s currently taking advantage of vulnerabilities that were patched over a year ago! As important as software updates happen to be, why are so many organizations unable to keep up with them?