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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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Rewriting the Rules of Patch Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: By implementing more patches, software vendors are keeping pace with malware exploits. Consult this informative white paper to learn more about patch management and how it can benefit your business. Virtually eliminate the risks to your company by following these steps.
Posted: 24 Aug 2012 | Published: 09 Feb 2011

IBM

SecuritySCAPE Virtual Conference 2012: IT Security Made Simple
sponsored by Lumension
VIRTUAL SEMINAR: Register now to attend SecuritySCAPE 2012, this year's premiere IT security virtual event. Gain insight into topics including endpoint security, vulnerability, data theft, and more from industry analysts, thought leaders, and IT pros from around the world.
Posted: 12 Sep 2012 | Premiered: 25 Sep 2012

Lumension

Patch management: Fixing vulnerabilities before they are exploited
sponsored by GFI LanGuard
WHITE PAPER: Software updates are constant, and it's one of the most challeneging and resource-intensive tasks for an IT department. Securing vulnerabilities remains one of the most essential updates for IT pros. View this informative white paper to learn more about effective patch managment.
Posted: 05 Sep 2012 | Published: 05 Sep 2012

GFI LanGuard

EMA Analyst Report on the Mobile Device Management Marketspace
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Consult this informative white paper to gain better understanding of mobile device management with traditional desktop management capabilities. Use a consolidated endpoint management experience that can meet all enterprise challenges.
Posted: 24 Aug 2012 | Published: 24 Aug 2012

IBM

A Business-Driven Approach to Mobile Enterprise Security
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Prepare your organization for the consumerization of IT and BYOD with the help of this resource. Uncover details about mobile enterprise policy creation, security monitoring, network and security infrastructure, and more.
Posted: 11 May 2012 | Published: 11 May 2012

Juniper Networks, Inc.

WP #103: How Monitoring Systems Reduce Human Error in Distributed Server Rooms and Remote Wiring Closets
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how a basic monitoring and automation system can help reduce downtime incidents in your server room and remote wiring closet. Also inside, real-life horror stories from your peers and how they could have been prevented.
Posted: 02 May 2012 | Published: 02 May 2012

APC by Schneider Electric

Five tips to reduce risk from modern web threats
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: To meet the challenges to your security, you need to put in place user education and awareness, preventive measures and a modern web security solution. This guide covers five essential preventive measures you should implement to reduce your risk and keep ahead of the threats.
Posted: 06 Apr 2012 | Published: 05 Apr 2012

Sophos, Inc.

Best Practices for Mobile Device Management
sponsored by GroupLogic
EGUIDE: This e-guide from SearchConsumerization.com explores best practices for mobile device management in the enterprise and why your strategy must evolve as the phone technology does.
Posted: 17 Feb 2012 | Published: 17 Feb 2012

GroupLogic

E Is for Endpoint: Six Security Strategies for Highly Effective IT Professionals
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: Security professionals know that effective endpoint protection calls for a layered, defense-in-depth approach. But endpoint security now requires a new way of thinking that goes beyond just battling threats to actually enable operational improvement. Read this whitepaper to learn the six steps you need to think different about endpoint security.
Posted: 23 Jan 2012 | Published: 23 Jan 2012

Lumension

Why Free Patch Management Tools Could Cost You More
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores why so-called "free" patch management solutions could really end up costing your organization more in the long run.
Posted: 13 Jan 2012 | Published: 13 Jan 2012

Lumension

Lumension Patch Management: Picking the Low-Hanging Fruit
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a centralized, comprehensive approach to application patching, allowing security pros to automatically detect risks, deploy patches and protect business information across a complex, highly distributed physical and virtual environment.
Posted: 12 Jan 2012 | Published: 12 Jan 2012

Lumension

Three simple steps to better patch security
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Security experts estimate that 90% of successful attacks against software vulnerabilities could be prevented with an existing patch or configuration setting. Still, many computers in organizations remain unpatched and unprotected. In this whitepaper, uncover three best practices for improving your security and compliance with patch assessment.
Posted: 01 Jan 2012 | Published: 16 Dec 2011

Sophos, Inc.

10 VDI Benefits You Can Achieve Without VDI
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Discover how you can achieve VDI levels of manageability with traditional PCs in this resource.
Posted: 23 Dec 2011 | Published: 23 Dec 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

SAP System Build and Landscape Management Activities
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to simplify the often cumbersome, critical change management activities needed to simplify SAP solution deployments, increase operational performance, and decrease total cost of ownership (TCO) with a single, cohesive system that includes compute, network, and storage access components.
Posted: 22 Nov 2011 | Published: 30 Jun 2010

Cisco Systems, Inc.

E-Guide: Remediating IT vulnerabilities: Expert Tips
sponsored by Perimeter eSecurity
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide uncovers 3 quick ways you can remediate IT vulnerabilities and discusses best practices for improved vulnerability management.
Posted: 10 Nov 2011 | Published: 09 Nov 2011

Perimeter eSecurity

Remediating IT vulnerabilities: Quick hits for risk prioritization
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
EGUIDE: There's no way to eradicate all IT vulnerabilities, but the ability to spot critical ones is essential. This expert tip provides best practices to identify and prioritize vulnerabilities that will have the greatest impact and how to deploy limited resources in the most effective way.
Posted: 01 Sep 2011 | Published: 25 Aug 2011

McAfee, Inc.

Case Study: Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust
sponsored by Kaseya International Limited
CASE STUDY: Access this exclusive resource to learn how one organisation within the health care industry updated their whole IT infrastructure by automating their IT support and service to improve system uptime and staff productivity. Dscover how this automation platform that can help your company manage your entire infrastructure while reducing costs.
Posted: 23 Aug 2011 | Published: 23 Aug 2011

Kaseya International Limited

Understanding Advanced Virtualization Security Practices
sponsored by Intel
EBOOK: SearchCloudSecurity.com presents a comprehensive guide to virtualization security. Our experts help you assess and prioritize the risks and threats to virtual environments. You’ll learn what steps you must take to handle secure multitenancy, hypervisor threats and hypervisor protection, and data management service security.
Posted: 19 Aug 2011 | Published: 18 Aug 2011

Intel

Dell KACE K Series Overview
sponsored by Dell KACE
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: This series overview points out the challenges of IT systems management and showcases technologies designed to overcome them. Learn how to simplify hardware and software inventory, patching, and more across your organization.
Posted: 08 Aug 2011 | Published: 08 Aug 2011

Dell KACE

Best Practices in Lifecycle Management: Comparing Suites from Dell KACE, Symantec, LANDesk, and Microsoft
sponsored by Dell KACE
WHITE PAPER: This white paper points out the challenges of selecting a lifecycle management tool and presents a comparison of various technologies on the market. Explore 45 key features across seven areas, including discovery, inventory, asset management, and more.
Posted: 08 Aug 2011 | Published: 01 Jan 2011

Dell KACE

Rewriting the rules of Patch Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBM Tivoli Endpoint Manager helps organizations automatically manage patches for multiple operating systems and applications across hundreds of thousands of endpoints regardless of location, connection type or status.
Posted: 01 Jul 2011 | Published: 01 Jul 2011

IBM

Why Switch to Tivoli Endpoint Management, built on BigFix Technology
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In a world accustomed to multiple fragmented technologies and point solutions, IBM Tivoli Endpoint Manager offers a unified management platform that automates and streamlines systems and security management.
Posted: 01 Jul 2011 | Published: 01 Jul 2011

IBM

Maintaining Continuous Compliance – a new best practice approach
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: When trying to achieve continuous compliance with internal policies and external regulations, organizations need to replace traditional processes with a new best practice approach and new innovative technology, such as that provided by IBM Tivoli Endpoint Manager.
Posted: 01 Jul 2011 | Published: 01 Jul 2011

IBM

Tivoli Endpoint Manager: Continuous Compliance in a Distributed World
sponsored by Mainline Information Systems
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript will teach you about the downfalls of endpoint management including, complexity, compliance and cost. You will also learn how to mitigate these downfalls and find a product where these are non issues.
Posted: 17 Jun 2011 | Published: 16 Jun 2011

Mainline Information Systems

BDNA for Security: Strengthened Security Through Visibility
sponsored by BDNA
WHITE PAPER: Lack of visibility is the root cause for security breaches. Without the enhanced protection of the latest discovery applications, your entire network will be exposed to high risk, lower revenue and lost customers. Read now to learn how the right discovery solutions offer enhanced and automated protection for your infrastructure.
Posted: 07 Jun 2011 | Published: 07 Jun 2011

BDNA
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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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