CISA Orders Agencies to Patch Hundreds of Vulnerabilities Under Attack

NextGov - The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is pursuing a new strategy to guide agencies’ management of vulnerabilities with a binding operational directive that prioritizes their patching operations. “With over 18,000 vulnerabilities identified in 2020 alone, organizations in the public and private sector find it challenging to prioritize limited resources toward remediating the vulnerabilities that are most likely to result in a damaging intrusion,” CISA said releasing a catalog of 291 vulnerabilities in top technology products including those from Android and Apple for mobile devices.

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