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Virtual Patching: A Proven Cost Savings Strategy

White Paper Published By: Trend Micro
Trend Micro
Published:  Oct 12, 2012
Type:  White Paper
Length:  9 pages

Security executives, pushing the limits of traditional labor-intensive IT patch processes that cannot close vulnerabilities fast enough, are turning to virtual patching to protect servers and desktops against new cyber threats. Virtual patching offers a proven strategy - delivering timely protection within hours of vulnerability publication - weeks or months ahead of the traditional patch. In addition, security executives leveraging a virtual patching strategy are achieving compelling cost savings by reducing the frequency of patch and software maintenance cycles.



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