Chapter 12. Patch Management

Brian M. Lich

Patch management is the process by which software updates are deployed to computers on your network. Software updates come in all forms, including performance, reliability, and security-related. It is important to establish a patch management strategy to ensure that updates are deployed in a reasonable amount of time with little or no impact on your business.

In this chapter, we will look at the four phases to consider when building your patch management strategy. After we offer an overview of patch management, we will look at some of the ...

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