System Update Policy
Maintaining a regular schedule of operating system and application updates to company devices or employee-owned devices used to conduct company business — as well as applying critical out-of-band patches as vulnerabilities are discovered — is paramount to maintaining the integrity of corporate security and protecting the business.
This policy from TechRepublic Premium provides guidelines for the timely update of operating systems and other software used by the company. It also offers guidance for devices not connected to a network.
From the policy:
FORM A PATCHING TEAM
A team of individuals with the appropriate access to all systems should be formulated to take responsibility for system updates.
This team must:
• Identify the vendors from whom system updates should be obtained and installed.
• Subscribe to vendor mailing lists, bulletins or social media sites to be aware of upcoming updates and advice related thereto.
The download includes a PDF and Word document.
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