Qualys announces service to help organisations comply with UK NCSC cyber guidance

NCSC advises patching window of 5-7 days; UK currently stands at 15-17 days MTTR.

John Leonard
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Qualys announces trial to help organisations comply with UK NCSC guidance
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Qualys announces trial to help organisations comply with UK NCSC guidance

Qualys is offering free 30-day access to its SaaS TruRisk platform. This move aims to assist organisations in adhering to the UK National Cyber Security Centre's (NCSC) guidelines that recommend a 5–7 day window for patching vulnerabilities. The announcement was made by Sumedh Thakar, president and CEO of Qualys, at the Qualys Security Conference in London on Wednesday.

The NCSC, in its guidelines released in February, advises organisations to patch bugs in internet-facing software and services within five days of a fix being released, and non-external-facing vuln...

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