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Patching IT Systems To Avoid Vulnerabilities and Hacks

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Patch management, or software license management, is all part of maintaining a healthy business. If you own a device of any kind, whether a computer or smartphone, you have applied a security patch or an update. Companies are more vulnerable than many because servers and desktops are often not properly set up to receive and apply updates because upgrades might disrupt a business or break legacy software. Whether you use Apple or Android smartphones, a notebook, a desktop PC or a tablet you will regularly be asked to approve an update by the system itself, your IT staff or your MSP may do it for you. The updates aren’t there to delay or keep an individual from their everyday tasks, but to offer security for the devices. When you don’t have the most recent patches, it’s likely that your system is vulnerable to cyberattacks. Security patches help protect your devices…

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