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Identifying Critical Patches With ICAT

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Author(s)

Peter M. Mell

Abstract

[For the latest information on vulnerabilities, see the National Vulnerability Database, nvd.nist.gov]The NIST computer security division has created a searchable index containing 700 of the most important computer vulnerabilities. This index, called the ICAT Metabase, enables your security personnel to search the set of vulnerabilities at a fine granularity and to identify the most critical vulnerabilities for your organization. When a vulnerability is selected, ICAT provides a summary of the vulnerability and links to patch information. ICAT is available at: http://csrc.nist.gov/icat.
Citation
ITL Bulletin -

Keywords

computer security, security threats, system vulnerabilities

Citation

Mell, P. (2000), Identifying Critical Patches With ICAT, ITL Bulletin, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed June 19, 2024)

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Created July 1, 2000, Updated May 4, 2021