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ALSO CALLED: Security Patch Management, Software Patch Management, Security Patches, Software Patches
DEFINITION: Patch management is an area of systems management that involves acquiring, testing, and installing multiple patches (code changes) to an administered computer system. Patch management tasks include: maintaining current knowledge of available patches, deciding what patches are appropriate for particular systems, ensuring that patches are installed properly, testing systems after installation, and documenting  … 
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How to Eliminate Known Vulnerabilities with Patch Management
sponsored by Shavlik Technologies
PRODUCT DEMO: This exclusive IT download will let you try out a patch management solution that adds non-Microsoft third-party patch to Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager to maximize your investment in System Center and to reduce risks from unpatched third-party applications.
Posted: 13 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 13 Oct 2014

Shavlik Technologies

Free Demo: Powerful and Easy-to-Use Patch Management
sponsored by Shavlik Technologies
PRODUCT DEMO: This complimentary IT download provides a hands-on demonstration of one solution that can patch desktops, data centers, virtual infrastructure and more.
Posted: 13 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 13 Oct 2014

Shavlik Technologies

Deep Defender Blogs
sponsored by Intel
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: Find out why protecting your operating system no longer serves as enough security to keep your business safe. By downloading this software, you can see the results of stopping stealth attacks with endpoint security that goes beyond the operating system.
Posted: 03 Oct 2012 | Premiered: 03 Oct 2012

Intel

Lumension Endpoint Management and Security Suite
sponsored by Lumension
TRIAL SOFTWARE: A new wave of vulnerabilities is threatening our endpoints and browsers at a much greater rate than operating systems and servers, which is why the SANS Institute has ranked “patching client-side software” as the number one security priority.
Posted: 13 Sep 2010 | Premiered: 13 Sep 2010

Lumension

GFI PCI Suite
sponsored by GFI Software
TRIAL SOFTWARE: The GFI PCI Suite is a package comprising the core software required for PCI DSS compliance.
Posted: 22 Jun 2007 | Premiered: 01 Jun 2007

GFI Software

GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner 8
sponsored by GFI Software
TRIAL SOFTWARE: GFI LANguard Network Security Scanner 8 is a network vulnerability management solution that scans the network and performs over 15,000 vulnerability assessments. It identifies all possible security threats and provides tools to patch and secure networks.
Posted: 19 Apr 2007 | Premiered: 19 Apr 2007

GFI Software

AdminStudio
sponsored by Macrovision, makers of AdminStudio 
TRIAL SOFTWARE: Deploying software is one of the most common and important functions of any IT department, but incorrect software packaging can cause critical applications to crash, increase support costs and slow productivity.
Posted: 09 Apr 2007 | Premiered: 09 Apr 2007

Macrovision, makers of AdminStudio 
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PATCH MANAGEMENT DEFINITION (continued): …  all associated procedures, such as specific configurations required. A number of products are available to automate patch management tasks, including RingMaster's Automated Patch Management, PatchLink Update, and Gibraltar's Everguard.Like its real world counterpart, a patch is a "make-do" fix rather than an elegant solution. Patches are sometimes ineffective, and can sometimes cause more problems than they fix. Patch management experts, such as Mark Allen, CTO of Gibraltar Software, suggest that system administrators take simple steps to avoid problems, such as performing backups and testing … 
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