Which Hole to Plug First? Solving Chronic Vulnerability Patching Overload

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According to folklore, witches were able to sail in a sieve, a strainer with holes in the bottom. Unfortunately, witches don’t work in cybersecurity – where networks generally have so many vulnerabilities that they resemble sieves. 
For most of us, keeping the sieve of our networks afloat requires nightmarishly hard work and frequent compromises on which holes to plug first.
The reason? In 2010,