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How to handle vulnerability information and its disclosure Full disclosure Vs. partial disclosure • Pros of full disclosure – Information on vulnerabilities enable users to take precaution to reduce losses from breaches – Presses vendors to patch earlier • Cons – Leaves users defenseless against attackers who exploit the vulnerability • Lack of empirical(More)
A key aspect of better and more secure software is timely patch release by software vendors for the vulnera-bilities in their products. Software vulnerability disclosure, which refers to the publication of vulnerability information, has generated intense debate. An important consideration in this debate is the behavior of software vendors. How quickly do(More)
Software vulnerability disclosure has generated intense interest and debate. In particular, there have been arguments made both in opposition to and in favor of alternatives such as full and instant disclosure and limited or no disclosure. An important consideration in this debate is the behavior of the software vendor. Does vulnerability disclosure policy(More)
One key aspect of better and more secure software is timely and reliable patching of vulnerabilities by software vendors. Recently, software vulnerability disclosure, which refers to the publication of vulnerability information before a patch to fix the vulnerability has been issued by the software vendor, has generated intense interest and debate. In(More)
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