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Low Hanging Fruit

Classification Key : Security Pattern Space


It is impossible to test a non-trivial system to be completely bug free and secure. The business pressure to release a product ensures that the system planners do not have enough opportunity to properly secure a system. When bugs are identified in a system the system designers react to make the system secure from that bug but they are also under business pressure to do that quickly. How to make the system secure from an identified vulnerability really quickly?


Remove obvious vulnerabilities by applying simple fixes. Plug the holes as quickly as possible. Do not attempt to re-design the environment or reinstall applications.

Known Uses

Patches created by software vendors, after a vulnerability is discovered.


Romanosky Repository


Patch, Maintenance, Attack Response


Last modified: May 05, 2012

Conceived and Maintained by: Munawar Hafiz