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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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Booz Allen Hamilton: Securing the Mobile Enterprise & Ensuring Compliance
sponsored by Lumension
CASE STUDY: Booz Allen Hamilton has incorporated Lumension Security's PatchLink Update into their automated patch management system. With PatchLink Update, the IT team no longer has to inspect each laptop, making it much more efficient and cost effective.
Posted: 07 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Lumension

Niksun NetX Data Sheet
sponsored by NIKSUN
HARDWARE LISTING: NIKSUN NetX provides centralized, enterprise-wide reports and analysis on application, service and network security/performance.
Posted: 30 Jan 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

NIKSUN

Minimize the Impact of Patch Tuesday
sponsored by Shavlik Technologies
WEBCAST: Register for this webcast held monthly on the Wednesday after Patch Tuesday starting at 12:00 PM, ET. Get information on the latest Microsoft Patches and how they could affect you and your network environment.
Posted: 29 Nov 2007 | Premiered: Dec 12, 2007, 12:00 EST (17:00 GMT)

Shavlik Technologies

Altiris Management Solutions for PCs with Intel Centrino Pro or Intel vPro Processor Technology
sponsored by Intel Corporation
CASE STUDY: Reduce IT costs by significantly reducing deskside visits, enforcing compliance, and improving security. Learn how Intel Centrino Pro and Intel vPro processor technology allows administrators to lessen the complexity of IT services for end users.
Posted: 21 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 Nov 2007

Intel Corporation

Intel Centrino Pro and Intel vPro Processor Technology
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to improve security and management capabilities with Intel vPro processor technology. This white paper discusses how remote management can simplify systems management and save time for IT administrators.
Posted: 21 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 Nov 2007

Intel Corporation

Cyber Attacks on the Rise: IBM 2007 Report
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows how the IBM Internet Security Systems™ X-Force® research and development team discovered, analyzed and recorded new vulnerabilities and the status of varying threats throughout the first six months of this year.
Posted: 19 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

IBM

Minimize the Impact of Patch Tuesday
sponsored by Shavlik Technologies
WEBCAST: Get information on the latest Microsoft Patches and how they could affect you and your network environment.
Posted: 06 Nov 2007 | Premiered: Nov 14, 2007, 12:00 EST (17:00 GMT)

Shavlik Technologies

Improve Your Business through Best Practice IT Management
sponsored by Kaseya
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides insight on ways that MSPs and IT departments can improve their management of services. Learn how using ITIL best practices with an automated management solution can address a number of the unique challenges these businesses face.
Posted: 08 Oct 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

Kaseya

Minimize the Impact of Patch Tuesday
sponsored by Shavlik Technologies
WEBCAST: Attend this monthly webcast to learn about Microsoft Patches and which are the most relevant to protecting your network environment.
Posted: 27 Aug 2007 | Premiered: Oct 10, 2007, 12:00 EDT (16:00 GMT)

Shavlik Technologies

Minimize the Impact of Patch Tuesday
sponsored by Shavlik Technologies
WEBCAST: Register for this webcast held monthly on the Wednesday after Patch Tuesday starting at 12:00 PM EDT. Get information on the latest Microsoft Patches and how they could affect you and your network environment.
Posted: 10 Aug 2007 | Premiered: Nov 14, 2007, 12:00 EST (17:00 GMT)

Shavlik Technologies

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

Vulnerability Management: Making Risk Visible and Remediation Automatic
sponsored by Shavlik Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This paper details how to set vulnerability management policies and identify risks within your organization. You will also learn more about how to detect and remediate patch or configuration problems.
Posted: 01 May 2007 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

Shavlik Technologies

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 

On-Demand Webcast: Proven Data Center Solutions for Oracle (NetApp and Oracle Speakers)
sponsored by NetApp
WEBCAST: Attend this Webcast to learn more about fast application development and data management strategies that will allow you to standardize, automate and consolidate your Oracle database.
Posted: 09 Apr 2007 | Premiered: Apr 1, 2007

NetApp

Intel vPro Technology Launch Video
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WEBCAST: Business Desktop PCs with Intel vPro technology provide down-the-wire proactive security and manageability capabilities for your every business needs'-even when the user's environment is inoperable.
Posted: 02 Oct 2006 | Premiered: Oct 2, 2006

Intel Corporation

Applying Updates for Dell PowerEdge Servers Using Microsoft Systems Management Server 2003 Part 2
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Managing hardware updates is a key aspect of the MS Systems Management Server (SMS) 2003 with the introduction of the SMS 2003 Inventory Tool for Dell Update. This article provides guidelines for the process and is the final segment of a two part series.
Posted: 27 Jul 2006 | Published: 01 Jul 2006

Dell, Inc.

Applying Updates for Dell PowerEdge Servers Using Microsoft Systems Management Server 2003 Part 1
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Managing hardware updates is a key aspect of the MS Systems Management Server (SMS) 2003 with the introduction of the SMS 2003 Inventory Tool for Dell Update. This article provides guidelines for the process and is the first segment of a two part series.
Posted: 27 Jul 2006 | Published: 01 Jul 2006

Dell, Inc.

The Essential Elements of Comprehensive Endpoint Security
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Establishing a comprehensive endpoint security solution is a complicated undertaking. This paper will clarify the various aspects of the endpoint security problem and identify the functional requirements of a comprehensive endpoint security solution.
Posted: 27 Mar 2006 | Published: 01 Feb 2006

Symantec Corporation
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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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