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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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E-Guide: Remediating IT vulnerabilities: Expert Tips
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
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

SearchSecurity.com

Remediating IT vulnerabilities: Quick hits for risk prioritization
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
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

SearchSecurity.com

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

Step by Step: Best practices for security patch management
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: Whether you're new to patch management or just need a refresher, this expert e-guide reviews best practices for security patch management to ensure accurate, effective patch testing in your organization.
Posted: 03 Mar 2011 | Published: 03 Mar 2011

SearchSecurity.com

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.

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

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

Tivoli Endpoint Manager: Continuous Compliance In A Distributed World
sponsored by Mainline Information Systems
WEBCAST: Through this webcast you will learn about endpoint security and the new solutions being offered with more tools included than previous years. You will find out how endpoint security is made up a various security tools in order to meet compliance standards and increase your organizations bottom line.
Posted: 31 May 2011 | Premiered: May 26, 2011

Mainline Information Systems

2010 Endpoint Risk Assessment: Internal Vulnerabilities
sponsored by Promisec
WHITE PAPER: This study will show you the most common security issues that were found and how they were dealt with by the various organizations.
Posted: 23 May 2011 | Published: 23 May 2011

Promisec

Presentation Transcript: Patch Management for the IT Infrastructure
sponsored by GFI Software
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Keeping up with patches is a tedious and time consuming task for security pros, and often prompts them to look for a more efficient and effective solution. This presentation transcript discusses a patch management approach that offers effective monitoring and increased productivity.
Posted: 04 May 2011 | Published: 04 May 2011

GFI Software

Presentation Transcript: Best Practices for Scheduled Security Update Cycle
sponsored by GFI Software
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript, Nick Lewis discusses the best ways to efficiently handle vendor security updates, how to prioritize patch deployment on mission-critical and non-mission critical systems, and why testing patches before deployment is such a crucial step.
Posted: 04 May 2011 | Published: 04 May 2011

GFI Software

Five tips to reduce risk from modern web threats
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: User education and awareness, preventive measures and a modern web security solution are all integral components of a comprehensive defense against today’s web threats. This guide covers some essential preventive measures you should implement to reduce your risk and keep ahead of the threats as much as possible.
Posted: 11 Apr 2011 | Published: 11 Apr 2011

Sophos, Inc.

E-Guide: Tips for creating a VDI backup plan
sponsored by Dell and VMware
EGUIDE: This e-guide from SearchVirtualDesktop.com explains how to develop a VDI backup plan to protect your virtual desktops against disaster. Learn why it is essential to focus on both the virtual desktops and the infrastructure when developing a backup strategy.
Posted: 06 Apr 2011 | Published: 06 Apr 2011

Dell and VMware

Think Your Anti-Virus Software Is Working? Think Again
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines how anti-virus software hasn’t been keeping up. Studies show that even though most organizations use anti-virus software, more and more are succumbing to attacks. Lumension Intelligent Whitelisting integrates the most effective third party security tools and techniques. The result is more effective endpoint security.
Posted: 01 Apr 2011 | Published: 01 Apr 2011

Lumension

Realizing the Economic Benefits of Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines areas of potential optimization, shows how day-to-day IT management processes can contribute to – rather than detracts from – that optimization, and provides an ROI analysis with an example scenario based on actual deployments.
Posted: 31 Mar 2011 | Published: 22 Mar 2011

Oracle Corporation

Integrated System Management and Support
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In the typical IT environment, organizations operate in a divided world of systems management and support. IT departments often treat these two fundamental areas as distinct silos causing gaps for IT employees, who spend too much time and manual effort resolving system problems. This creates both higher risks and higher costs for IT.
Posted: 30 Mar 2011 | Published: 22 Mar 2011

Oracle Corporation

Securing Virtual Compute Infrastructure in the Cloud
sponsored by SAVVIS
WHITE PAPER: Server virtualization is one of the hottest topics in IT today. Initially driven by the need to consolidate servers to achieve higher hardware utilization rates, boost operational efficiency, and reduce costs, enterprises have recently implemented virtualization to obtain on-demand access to additional compute resources.
Posted: 02 Feb 2011 | Published: 02 Feb 2011

SAVVIS

Trend Micro’s End-to-End Vulnerability Management: A New Approach to Layered Security
sponsored by Trend Micro, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: An explosion in system and application vulnerabilities has been met with new ways to attack these weaknesses. In this paper, EMA analysts take a look at factors driving the need for increased security, and how new approaches to mitigating vulnerabilities such as virtual patching or remediation, provide more ways to deliver vulnerability management.
Posted: 31 Jan 2011 | Published: 31 Jan 2011

Trend Micro, Inc.
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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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