How good are you at scoring security vulnerabilities, really? Boffins seek infosec pros to take rating skill survey

A German academic is running a study into the effectiveness of vulnerability scores – and is hoping the research will shed more light on the occasionally controversial system. By running a survey on whether infosec bods think the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is a useful tool for assessing security flaws, Dr Zinaida Benenson of Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg’s IT Security Infrastructure Lab in Germany hopes to further the infosec world’s understanding of how reliable the system really is.

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