The report that has been issued compiling the first year's worth of security vulnerability's found in Windows Vista, and comparing Windows XP and non-Microsoft OS's first year vulnerabilities.
Here are a few highlights :
Windows Vista (year 1)
Windows XP (year 1)
Weeks with at least 1 Patch Event
These figures may be merely interesting until you consider the cost saving implications of reduced patches. A customer told me recently that each patch event costs them £30K, so this yr 1 reduction in patches would have delivered a direct £480,000 per annum saving to them running Vista over Windows XP!! Then there's the incalculable reduction in corporate risk from this reduction in vulnerabilities[…]
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