2017 breaks record for new vulnerabilities

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More than 20,000 new vulnerabilities were cataloged in 2017 according to breach analysis specialist Risk Based Security. The figures from the company’s own VulnDB eclipsed the total covered by MITRE’s Common Vulnerability Enumeration (CVE) and the National Vulnerability Database (NVD) by more than 7,900. These vulnerabilities published by VulnDB in 2017 that are not found in CVE/NVD, impact products that are widely used in all sizes of organizations. “Incredibly, we see too many companies still relying on CVE and NVD for vulnerability tracking, despite the US government funded organization falling short year after year,” says Brian Martin, VP of vulnerability…

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