6 patch management best practices for businesses

Patching is a thorn in the side of many businesses today: Everything from keeping up with the volume of patches to prioritizing what needs to be patched first can cause major delays in a business’s patching process.   

Needless to say, businesses are looking to streamline their patch management process as much as possible. Patch management refers to applying software updates for operating systems and applications and deploying them to eliminate known security vulnerabilities. With certain patch management best practices, you can help ensure a smoother patching process. 

In this post, we’ll give you six patch management best practices for businesses. 

More resources:

What is patch management?
What is vulnerability assessment?
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