We know the feeling. They seem to take ages and just as you think you’re up to date, some more come along. Staying up to date in a constantly evolving digital world can sometimes feel like a drag.
Although it can be really tempting to skip software updates, they really are very important. Software developers (like us) don’t release updates to be annoying, we release them because we want our software to perform the best it can for our users.
Vishal, our Head of Products, contributed to Computer Weekly's Security Think Tank and provided tips to help small businesses develop a concrete patch management strategy.
What strategies can companies adopt to help keep up with and deal with the huge volume of software updates they are facing?
Although patch management plays a critical role in minimising business risk caused by outdated software in any IT infrastructure, its mention frightens many companies and their IT departments. This can result in a lack of action, meaning many organisations find themselves in a situation where their systems are outdated with the number of patches available to fix potential vulnerabilities and exploits becoming increasingly overwhelming…