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.


Windows 11: how to configure an auto-patch decline in N-central

Oh, happy days—it’s October 5 and Windows 11 release day! We have tested remote control, agents and probes, and monitoring and management functions, which all appear to be working seamlessly. However, there are still many good reasons for your MSP customers to wait to upgrade from Windows 10.


Managing Livepatch on-prem

Ubuntu Livepatch is the service and the software that enables organizations to quickly patch vulnerabilities on the Linux kernel. It enables uninterrupted service while reducing fire drills during high and critical severity kernel vulnerabilities. With Ubuntu Livepatch on-prem we enhance our service to enable enterprises manage on private or public cloud their livepatched systems.


How to Ensure Patch Compliance

Patch compliance indicates the number of compliant devices in your network. This means the number of computers that have been patched or remediated against security threats effectively. The distribution and deployment of patches accomplish nothing if your devices are not compliant. So to establish a good patch management strategy, it is important to pay attention to the effectiveness and reach of your patch deployment activities.


8 Best Practices for Windows Patch Management

Given the numerous cyber-threats that organizations face these days, security has become one of the most serious issues on everyone’s mind. When it comes to protecting business-critical environments from malware, various security measures can make a significant difference. Patching is one such important component of ensuring the security of your infrastructure and data.


Patch Management is Integral for Mature Risk-based Prioritization

The term ‘patch’ triggers many familiar images – affixing a rubber patch to a blown bike tire, the ubiquitous duct tape repairs of myriad objects, and so on. While these temporary fixes won’t heal the underlying cause, they are a quick and easy solution. Our applications and software frequently need patches as well, to fix bugs, security flaws and add feature enhancements. However, in this case, patching is not a temporary band-aid, but rather a proactive planned strategy.


Automated Patch Management and Team Swarming are Key Security Practices

In the blink of an eye, you can miss a new business disrupting security incident. We all recognize that cybersecurity breaches are increasing in volume and sophistication. How we respond to them is critical. Security vulnerabilities force organizations to go outside of their daily activities to execute out-of-band responses. We face numerous challenges in managing security risk.


Simplify the management of third-party updates for Intune with Patch Connect Plus

Enterprise IT administrators and technicians worldwide who are looking to take third-party patch management to the cloud or even expand their endpoint management capabilities can now rejoice, as Patch Connect Plus has introduced Intune Update Management to its patch management toolbox!


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.