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Stay on top of network threats and breaches with effective third-party patch management

In the current digital age, most enterprises turn to the use of third-party applications for every requirement, from end-user applications for productivity purposes, all the way up to more complex endpoint and Active Directory utility tools. However, with more cyber-threats being identified everyday, enterprises are increasingly aware that the installation of third-party software comes with the considerable responsibility for maintaining the system's security.
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Tips for Patching Security Vulnerabilities

Given the countless cyber threats facing organizations these days, security has become one of the most pressing issues on the executive mind. Yet when we talk about cybersecurity, we rarely focus on security vulnerabilities and how patching those vulnerabilities is crucial for a cybersecurity program. So what is vulnerability patching, exactly? A vulnerability is a flaw that cybercriminals can exploit to gain unauthorized access or to perform unauthorized actions on a computer system.

Patch management : How updates, patches & bugs affect your business

What is patch management? Patch management is the process of tracking security bug(s) and applying updates (code changes) on them in existing applications, software, or programs on a computer and other technologies to improve the functionality and security of already released programs installed in systems.
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To Patch or Not to Patch in OT - That Is the Real Challenge

The objective of an organization when implementing cybersecurity controls is to eliminate risk, but this oftentimes involves settling for managing risk at an acceptable level. Each organization defines what that acceptable level is depending on several factors including the environment, the criticality of function, the asset type, etc. There are many methods and techniques that an organization can then use to manage this risk. One of the most commonly used methods is patching.

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5 reasons integrated patch and vulnerability management mitigates risks swiftly and efficiently

ESG research on cyber risk management, which involved 340 cybersecurity professionals, revealed that 40 percent felt tracking patch and vulnerability management over time was their biggest challenge.

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NIST SP 800-128 - Because Patching May Never Fix Your Hidden Flaws

Over the last few years, the idea of patching systems to correct flaws has graduated from an annoying business disruption to a top priority. With all of the notorious vulnerabilities that can wreak total havoc, the time it takes to patch becomes a minor inconvenience when weighed against both the technical challenges and possible regulatory penalties of not patching.

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Why Patch Management Is Important and How to Get It Right

Many software developers tend to see patch management as another tedious security task that gets in the way of the development process. However, considering Forresters’s recent State of Application Security Report for 2020 predicted that application vulnerabilities will continue to be the most common external attack method, patch management is a critical part of the vulnerability management process that organizations can’t afford to neglect.