BuildAndDeployment -> Patch Management: Reduction of the attack surface
Risk and Opportunity
Risk: Components, dependencies, files or file access rights might have vulnerabilities, but the they are not needed.
Opportunity: Removal of unneeded components, dependencies, files or file access rights. For container images the usage of distroless images is recommended.
Usefulness and Requirements of this Activitiy
Required knowledge: Medium (two disciplines)
Required time: Medium
Required resources (systems): Low
- Distroless, Link, Tags:
- Fedora CoreOS, Link, Tags:
OWASP SAMM VERSION 2
- hardening is missing in ISO 27001