5 Myths About Patch management

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  • 5 Myths About Patch management

    1. 1. 5 MYTHS ABOUTPATCH MANAGEMENT
    2. 2. Top Patch delivers information security products that reduce risk, increase data security and ensure compliance. • Remediation Vault™: first peer-to- peer patch distribution product. • Vulnerabilities patched before hackers can exploit them. • Unix, Linux, BSD, OSX and Windows OS protected with newest security patches. www.toppatch.com Email: alex@toppatch.com • Twitter: @toppatch©TopPatch • All Rights Reserved 349 Fifth Avenue, New York NY 10016, (646)
    3. 3. 5 Myths About Patch Management1) “Vulnerabilities are bad and need to beeliminated” • Employees bring smart phones, other devices • Update the network
    4. 4. 5 Myths About Patch Management2) ”It’s best to wait a few weeks before applyinga patch” • “Just to make sure the bugs or glitches arecleared up” • it is easier to fix a glitch than a network-wideissue.
    5. 5. 5 Myths About Patch Management3) “Firewalls are in place, no need for securitypatches” • Threats do infiltrate networks and causedamage. • Most networks damaged by attacks hadfirewalls. • Patches are about finding vulnerabilities withinthe firewall and system.
    6. 6. 5 Myths About Patch Management4) “Security patches solve all security issues” • Information security is not always technology-related. • Security leads do not always come from technical vulnerabilities: • Employee divulges company secrets. • Engineer accidentally releases confidential information. • Salesperson accidentally provides information to a competitor. • Natural disaster destroys servers. • Electrical outage causes permanent damage.
    7. 7. 5 Myths About Patch Management5) “Security patches ensure systemprotection” • They can come too late to protect thenetwork from threats. • Patches offer protection for systems that have not been affected.
    8. 8. Top Patch delivers information security products that reduce risk, increase data security and ensure compliance Request a free trial of the Remediation Vault for Best-In-Class Patch ManagementAlexEmail: alex@toppatch.com(646) 664-4265349 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016www.toppatch.comTwitter: @toppatch

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