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Linux security patches: best practices for risk-mitigation and uptime

Learn how to build an actionable strategy for security patching in Linux.

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Patching known vulnerabilities comes at a cost. Performing the activity at scale across your organisation could result in business disruption and regression defects. Business disruption associated with security patching comes in the form of human errors and staffing challenges associated with support, communication, and collaboration. Business disruption associated with security patching also comes in the form of technology challenges that encompass hardware shortcomings, hardware failures, and their corresponding software errors.

In this whitepaper you will learn how to build an actionable strategy for security patching in Linux.

Overcome security patching challenges

Download this whitepaper and learn about:

  • The three risk-based patching considerations that should be top of mind for every CISO.
  • How severity and priority are calculated, and how you should respond to each
  • Best practices for applying patches within your scheduled maintenance window, and determining when an unscheduled emergency maintenance window should be used.
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