Deploying patches in a timely fashion soon after they become available helps secure the OS and prevent the majority of data breaches. However, many computer systems are often not patched for months or not at all.
While patch management can be a cumbersome task, the ability to deploy patches efficiently can save the tremendous costs of downtime and recovery from an outbreak. This whitepaper discusses the elements of a good patch management solution, conditions for patch management to be effective, and the ROI of automated patch management.
DatacenterDynamics is a brand of DCD Group, a global B2B media and publishing company that develops products to help senior professionals in the world's most ICT dependent organizations make risk-based infrastructure and capacity decisions.
Our portfolio of live events, online and print publishing, business intelligence and professional development brands are centred on the complexities of technology convergence. Operating in 42 different countries, we have developed a unique global knowledge and networking platform, which is trusted by over 30,000 ICT, engineering and technology professionals.
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