Patch Management Policy
Patching of operating systems, applications and devices is not usually ranked as a favorite endeavor of IT professionals, but it’s a critical process to ensure secure company operations as well as to reduce downtime and technical support headaches.
The purpose of this policy from TechRepublic Premium is to provide guidelines for the appropriate application of patches in an organization.
From the policy:
Ensure the patching solution covers all areas which will need to be updated: applications, operating systems, firmware, etc.
Build a reliable and accurate inventory list of all systems/devices in the environment which are to be patched. Keep this list up to date and cull out retired or dead systems as appropriate.
The download comprises a seven-page PDF and Word document.
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