Vulnerability exploitation is rapidly becoming the most common attack vector for cybercriminals, constituting the initial means of access for one third of the cyber attacks recorded in 2021. In light of the high-profile and costly cyberattacks that have grabbed headlines in recent years, treating, remediating and mitigating vulnerabilities is a critical prerequisite for ensuring effective defense.
However, vulnerability management requires significant time and resources – the sheer volume of exposed vulnerabilities makes it virtually impossible for organizations to keep up with them all. The most viable option for organizations is to prioritize the most urgent vulnerabilities—that is, if they can identify them. Evaluating the urgency of a given vulnerability is, in itself, a major challenge, as this level of urgency is not a static measurement and often changes suddenly and rapidly.
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