Patch management

Acquiring, testing, and installing patches to an administered computer system to fix security vulnerabilities and improve performance.


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    NCSC IT: Installing software updates without breaking things

    Blog post08 Mar 2018AuthorAndy PTopicsIT infrastructure, Patch management

    Andy P explains how the NCSC rolls out software updates without delays.

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    Statement: 'Bad Rabbit' malware incident

    News24 Oct 2017TopicsMalware protection, Patch management, Cyber threats, Cyber attacks, Vulnerabilities

    An official statement from the National Cyber Security Centre on the recent 'Bad Rabbit' malware cyber incident.

  • Weekly Threat Report 10th October 2016

    Report10 Oct 2016TopicsPatch management, Cyber threats, Vulnerabilities

    This report is drawn from open source reporting between the dates of 3rd-6th October.

  • Understanding vulnerabilities

    Information10 Dec 2015TopicsPatch management, Cyber attacks

    What are vulnerabilities, and how are they exploited?

  • Reducing your exposure to cyber attack

    Information10 Dec 2015TopicsPatch management, Social media, Cyber attacks

    Protect your organisation and your reputation by establishing some basic cyber defences.

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