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Patch Management in the Post-SolarWinds Era

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March 18, 2021

Patch Management in the Post-SolarWinds Era


Security Boulevard published an article about the SolarWinds breach, in which hackers inserted malware into software updates sent to thousands of customers and created a backdoor to their IT systems. The method of attack suggests organizations need to seriously rethink patch management.

Until recently, installing patches and keeping systems up to date was purely a risk reduction exercise, but IT security professionals understand that attackers will eventually find a way in, either by accident or by focusing their efforts on a known weakness

K2’s CTO and Co-Founder, Jayant Shukla was tapped for commentary on best practices for patch management by the article’s author Nathan Eddy.

Click here to read more about today’s patch management needs and K2’s commentary.

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