2006 Days of Risk Comparison

Among the other metrics that I track, I also periodically look at days-of-risk, or the average amount of time that customers are exposed to public vulnerabilities before a vendor provides a patch.  You can take a look at the full findings on Days-of-risk in 2006 : Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris and Windows, where I compare Microsoft, Red Hat, Novell SUSE, Apple Mac OS X and Sun Solaris.

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About the Author
Jeff Jones

Principal Cybersecurity Strategist

Jeff Jones a 27-year security industry professional that has spent the last decade at Microsoft working with enterprise CSOs and Microsoft's internal teams to drive practical and measurable security improvements into Microsoft products and services. Additionally, Jeff analyzes vulnerability trends Read more »