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3 Lessons Learned in Vulnerability Management

January 17, 2023

1. Distinguish Between Noise and Necessity

For security experts and the media alike, it’s imperative to determine when something is critical and when an issue might be overblown. According to research, the Log4j vulnerability Log4Shell could potentially impact 72% of organizations, and it was coined an “endemic vulnerability” by the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.

Months later, the Text4Shell vulnerability was disclosed. Media and researchers alike wondered if it was “the next Log4Shell.” But the vulnerability was proven to have a much lower impact and was much less severe.

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