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When, How, and Where to Patch Workstations and Laptops

Patching devices, whether you’re an internal IT team or an MSP, is something that takes time, costs money, and honestly isn’t a particularly pleasant job. Different products do different jobs at patching, but no matter what you use, you should always make sure you patch in a timely manner. If we go back ten years, it used to take upwards of 30 days for people to exploit security vulnerabilities, but in recent years, we’ve seen that decrease to 15 days.

Extend Microsoft Intune with Risk-Based Third-Party Patch Publishing

Data breaches and ransomware attacks are increasing exponentially. The number of data breaches reported per year has increased nearly 70% in the past five years. Eighty-five percent of IT decision makers report having suffered at least one ransomware attack over the same period. Organizations that fall victim to these breaches and attacks experience system downtime, damaged reputations, IP loss and other ill effects that lead to lost business.

Windows Autopatch: Will MSPs Still Need a Patch Management Solution?

On April 5, 2022, Microsoft announced their new Windows Autopatch feature to take the burden of patching off the shoulders of overwhelmed IT departments. With a planned released date of July 2022, it’s worth getting educated about this new service from Microsoft and what its potential impacts on the MSP ecosystem will be. Spoiler alert: It’s not that big of a deal.

5 Tips for Creating an Effective & Scalable Patch Management Policy

When it comes to the world of IT, many things can go wrong on devices and with software. These imperfections can often result in security risks and vulnerabilities, so patches are applied to fix any defects. Patch management consists of managing the identification and remediation of these vulnerabilities in your IT environment. Patching is one of the most important components when it comes to managing IT vulnerabilities, so it is crucial to have an effective patch management policy in place.

Evolve to a Risk-Based Vulnerability Remediation Strategy with a Cloud-Native Patch Management Solution - Now Available from Ivanti

Ransomware attacks are increasing in frequency and severity every year. The impact to companies is devastating. These attacks typically lead to lost business for companies as they often cause increased customer turnover, system downtime, diminished reputation and other adverse side effects.

What is patch management?

Patch Management is one of the most critical and complex processes managed by IT. The sheer volume of patches combined with the growing number of endpoints that IT is responsible for makes patch management a tremendous undertaking. Designed with simplicity in mind, Pulseway’s Patch Management ensures that your systems and applications are patched and kept up to date at all times.
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2021 Patch Management Best Practices Guide

Patch management is one of the most important tasks an IT team undertakes. Businesses spend significant resources on keeping their infrastructure up-to-date, yet more than half of breaches could have been prevented by installing available software and OS patches. We worked with Ninja partners to understand how they use NinjaOne's patch management capabilities and combined their expertise with our own. In this guide we share those insights so new partners can get the most out of patch management.

How to manage third-party updates for Microsoft Intune | Detailed overview - Patch Connect Plus

Learn how to deploy third-party patches and applications to endpoints over the cloud using the Patch Connect Plus web interface. This step-by-step walk-through shows how to deploy an example update. Hope you find value in today's product explainer video!

How to Debug, Update & Monitor Embedded Android Devices

Even when you think there are no bugs in your fleet of Android OS devices, huge issues can come up at any time. How do you find and fix those issues before your customers notice them? With full device observability, you'll never have to worry about even the most high-impact bugs affecting your IoT devices in development or production.

3Ps of Security: Protect, Prioritize and Patch

Like a football or soccer team, security also has two lineups that must be continuously managed. One lineup involves protecting the digital assets and data of a business. The other: managing the security risk and vulnerability exposure of these environments and endpoints. The tension between these two lineups keep security and IT very busy. There is a critical shortage of expert security professionals, which means no expanding the bench of talent, even if you can afford it.