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By Kevin Beaver Get Started Nov 29, 2016

Automated patching technology: What enterprises should consider

Enterprises are moving in the direction of using automated patching systems for increased security. Expert Kevin Beaver explains the benefits and drawbacks of such technology. Continue Reading


By Richard Fichera Nov 21, 2016

Linux versus Unix hot patching

We examine the current state of play in the ongoing competition between the Linux and Unix server operating systems Continue Reading


By Nick Lewis Evaluate Oct 10, 2016

SAP vulnerability: Why didn't the patch work correctly?

An old SAP vulnerability that enabled remote administrative access was found to be ineffectually patched. Expert Nick Lewis explains how enterprises can secure their systems. Continue Reading


By Peter Loshin News Sep 30, 2016

Patched OpenSSL vulnerability creates new critical flaw; patched again

The cure for a low-severity OpenSSL vulnerability proves worse than the disease, as it opened a new, critical flaw, forcing the OpenSSL Project to rush out a new set of patches. Continue Reading


By Mike O. Villegas Evaluate Nov 16, 2016

How should CISOs handle security patching with IT administrators?

What role does the CISO play when it comes to security patching? Expert Mike O. Villegas discusses the best way to share patch management responsibilities. Continue Reading


By Michael Heller News Nov 09, 2016

Google releases supplemental Android patch for Dirty COW

Google released an Android patch for the Dirty COW vulnerability, but the fix won't be part of a mandatory security update until December. Continue Reading


By Nick Lewis Evaluate Jun 17, 2016

Why wasn't the Java serialization vulnerability patched?

An old Java serialization vulnerability has popped up again in PayPal's servers. Expert Nick Lewis explains how this vulnerability works and why it had not been patched. Continue Reading


By Michael Cobb Manage Oct 24, 2016

Patching and updating applications: How much time should be spent?

A survey found that half of its respondents perform application updates daily. Expert Michael Cobb explains how to allocate appropriate time on different security controls. Continue Reading


By Peter Loshin News Oct 14, 2016

Adobe patches 83 vulnerabilities in latest crop of fixes

News roundup: As Adobe patches 83 vulnerabilities in Flash Player, Acrobat and Reader, the good news is none have been exploited in the wild -- yet. Plus, IoT threats and more. Continue Reading


By Tom Walat News Oct 11, 2016

Server admins get off easy on October Patch Tuesday

Despite patches for several zero-day vulnerabilities, Windows Server admins get a light workload as Microsoft changes its servicing model. Continue Reading