Is Patch Management a Failing Strategy?

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If recent headlines about the Blaster worm sounded familiar, it was with good reason. Earlier this year, another worm was wreaking havoc on the internet, targeting a well-known Microsoft vulnerability.

This worm, known as Slammer, had widespread ramifications on information and transactions across the globe, and even shut down Bank of America's 13,000 ATMs for hours. Hadn't the security industry learned and applied the lessons from Slammer? Judging by the talking heads on television last week, ...

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