How to Prioritize Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday Updates in Seconds

On the second Tuesday of every month, vulnerability management teams scramble to quickly identify all of the newly announced Microsoft vulnerabilities so they can patch the ones that are relevant to their organizations.

However, a relatively small percentage of vulnerabilities released on Patch Tuesday are ever likely to be used to attack your business — only 5.5%, according to estimates. For vulnerability management teams looking to issue patches quickly, the most important question to ask is, “Where should I start?”

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Author: Trevor Lyness