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A More Effective Patch Management Process in 4 Steps

What does your patch management process look like? Are you proactive and on top of everything, or holding onto a life raft trying to ride out the waves? In this blog, we’ll break down a few of our top tips to help improve your patch management process and ensure that your org is staying secure, staying up-to-date, and not drowning.


SCCM Patch Management: Deployment Guide

When comparing operating systems, it’s clear that Microsoft Windows currently comes out on top. As a matter of fact, “Microsoft Windows was the dominant desktop operating system (OS) worldwide as of January 2023, with a share of just over 74 percent.” Microsoft has many tools and features that are widely-used by the IT community, such as SCCM. This SCCM patch management deployment guide lays out the essential steps to take for deploying updates in the tool.


May, 2023 Product Updates: Patching for Linux and an All New Dashboard

During the month of May, NinjaOne will roll out a slew of exciting new features and enhancements as part of their 5.3.9 release. Most of the features are the direct result of requests from our customers and we’re glad to be able to bring them to light. First, NinjaOne has a new Patching dashboard that is currently available for NinjaOne customers to test drive.


Top 5 Patch Management Challenges of 2023

From Microsoft to Samsung, even the world’s leading tech enterprises often face the consequences of unpatched software, including security compromises, data theft, and loss of resources. It’s clear that patching is important for the success and security of an IT infrastructure; however, patch management is by no means an easy task.


Linux Patch Management Guide & 5 Best Practices

Since the number of Linux users currently sits at over 32.8 million, it’s clear that Linux is one of the most popular operating systems on the market. If your IT team uses or services Linux servers and devices, Linux patch management should be a top priority. Secure and update all your Linux devices with this comprehensive Linux patch management guide.


5 Reasons N-able N-central Patch Management is Best in Class

Whether you work for an MSP or you are an IT Professional, patch management is a critical aspect of modern IT infrastructure, particularly in today’s complex, interconnected world. With the ever-increasing number of cyber threats and vulnerabilities, it is essential to keep your software up-to-date to help minimize the risk of security breaches.


Patch Management vs. Vulnerability Management

Although the terms “patch management” and “vulnerability management” are often used interchangeably, they are not the same process. Patch management and vulneradbility management are two processes that go hand-in-hand towards supporting a secure, efficient, and up-to-date IT infrastructure. Compare patch management vs. vulnerability management and see why both are essential for a secure IT environment.


Patch Windows Common Log File System Driver Vulnerability (CVE-2023-23376)

As the digital world becomes more interconnected, cyber threats evolve and become more sophisticated, putting businesses and individuals at risk. On February 14, 2023, Microsoft announced a critical vulnerability in the Windows Common Log File System (CLFS) driver, known as CVE-2023-23376. This vulnerability allows attackers to elevate privileges and gain unauthorized access to sensitive data, potentially resulting in severe consequences for affected systems.


N-central Patch Monitoring Best Practices and Recommendations

The best part about patching in N-able N-central is the ability to fully automate the process, but even if that is accomplished correctly there is still a need to have the right amount of sensitivity of patch monitoring in place. I have always monitored patches in terms of age, I did so with WSUS v3 (15 years ago) and have always done so in N-central.


What is Patch Management?

In today’s digital world, software vulnerabilities have become a widespread concern. Cybercriminals are always looking for ways to exploit these vulnerabilities, resulting in devastating security breaches. That’s where patch management comes in. In this article, we’ll discuss what patch management is, its importance, and best practices to implement it.