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10 Time-Consuming Tasks Security People Hate

Whether it is dealing with false positives, reporting to auditors, or patching software, here's the scut work security people dread.
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No matter how much you love your job, there's a reason it is called work. For security professionals there are a lot of necessary duties that are as time-consuming as they are thankless, but nevertheless, are part of the work.

We polled some security experts to get their thoughts on the most dreaded tasks and organized them by the roles most expected to shoulder them.

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Ericka Chickowski specializes in coverage of information technology and business innovation. She has focused on information security for the better part of a decade and regularly writes about the security industry as a contributor to Dark Reading.  View Full Bio

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