ConnectWise: 4 Patch Management Practices To Keep Your Clients Secure

As an IT professional, patching is both a mandate to secure systems with known vulnerabilities and a risk that can bring down those systems if you deploy a bad patch. In order to maintain the proper risk balance you should primarily patch to close vulnerabilities and, to a lesser degree, add new features to existing applications. Once you establish your risk balance you are continually under the threat of the latest CNN story about a latest vulnerability and the new unexpected patch that must be deployed to close it. Building repeatable processes that solve this security/availability balance is key to keeping your systems secure and staying out in front of those news events when they happen. Read more