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Guillermo Christensen Quoted in <i>TechTarget Search Security</i>: "Infosec News Cycles: How Quickly Guillermo Christensen Quoted in <i>TechTarget Search Security</i>: "Infosec News Cycles: How Quickly

Guillermo Christensen Quoted in TechTarget Search Security: "Infosec News Cycles: How Quickly Do They Fade?"

Guillermo ChristensenIce Miller LLP partner Guillermo Christensen was quoted in a TechTarget Search Security news article, "Infosec News Cycles: How Quickly Do They Fade?"

The article included:

That said, there are key differences between a big vulnerability and most one-off news events. For one, the story of a vulnerability never ends when it's disclosed -- it's often just the beginning. Thanks to reasons like imperfect patching rates, servers can be vulnerable to attacks in the months and years following an initial bug report, and threat actors regularly launch new campaigns against years-old vulnerabilities.

Guillermo Christensen, a partner with law firm Ice Miller who specializes in cybersecurity incidents, referred to this as a "lag effect."

"The full impact of [a major vulnerability] won't really be written for years to come," he said. "Which is to say, there are going to be things we're going to pick up on like breaches in two or three years that we won't know about until then, but the source will without a doubt be [the vulnerability]."


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