2021 Marks Another Record Year for Vulnerabilities
TechRepublic covered the breaking news that the number of new security flaws recorded by NIST has already surpassed the total for 2020, the fifth record-breaking year in a row.
Patching security flaws is a challenging and seemingly never-ending chore for IT and security professionals. And that chore gets even more difficult each year as the number of new security vulnerabilities continues to rise. Based on the latest stats from the National Institute of Standards and Technology Vulnerability Database, the volume of security flaws has hit a record for the fifth straight year in a row.
To understand why these numbers have changed for 2021, TechRepublic spoke with K2 Cyber Security’s CEO, Pravin Madhani.