Microsoft: We Patch Faster than Apple, Novell and Red Hat
Jun 21, 2007, 15:45 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Gregg Keizer)
"A Microsoft executive has claimed that Windows users faced
fewer days of security risks on average last year than users of
rival operating systems from Apple, Novell, Red Hat and Sun.
"Jeff Jones, strategy director at Microsoft's security
technology unit, has posted findings that show Microsoft released
patches for vulnerabilities in Windows faster than its four
competitors did for flaws in their software. Microsoft's last
monthly 'Patch Tuesday' was on June 12, when it claimed to have
fixed 15 vulnerabilities. A Symantec executive acknowledged the
accuracy of Jones' data..."