Patching and Monitoring
Ignoring that “update and reboot computer” notification threatens the safety of your network more than you probably realize. We make sure that doesn’t happen.
WannaCry, Inceptor, Petya —these infamous, large-scale ransomware attacks can be traced back to a common entry point factor: missing system software patches.
One of the top vulnerabilities of business networks, patching is a free form of network security that is constantly exploited by cyber criminals, but is frequently ignored by individuals, companies, and even internal IT teams.
We all get those pesky “update and reboot” pop-ups midway through our workday, and we all opt to put it off from time to time. Now, knowing how dangerous ignoring patch updates can potentially be, is it still worth avoiding?