Mitigating Security Risk of Orphaned Applications

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2010-11-19 Email
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The current economic climate is forcing many organizations to cut back and consolidate, leaving many applications abandoned. Unfortunately, orphaned applications can create cracks in security and disrupt business as the applications are not adequately managed. In many cases, hackers are taking advantage of the unpatched vulnerabilities of these applications to take control of them and use them maliciously. This video looks at the potential problems orphaned applications can create and offers simple steps companies can take to mitigate their risk.


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