Patch Management – Best Practices

Personal Patch Management 

Secunia PSI (Personal Software Inspector), is a free software which scans all the applications in your computer, find the ones that are end-of-support or have security patches and highlight them for update in your computer.  Secunia have the ability to automatically update the application or provides instructions and links on how to perform the update operation.  This allows your programs to be up-to-date and safe from vulnerabilities which are already discovered.

Other References:

http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/10-things/10-keys-to-successful-patch-management/

https://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/sites/default/files/recommended_practices/PatchManagementRecommendedPractice_Final.pdf

NIST Guide to Enterprise Patch Management: http://nvlpubs.nist.gov/nistpubs/SpecialPublications/NIST.SP.800-40r3.pdf

Patch Management – Best Practices

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