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Firewalls aren’t enough, Avoid Exploits with automated Patch Management

By July 15, 2021No Comments

Firewalls aren’t enough, Avoid Exploits with automated Patch Management





The purpose of this blog and demo video is to show you what can happen if you don’t practice a good patching discipline. Many of you have heard the term exploit, Zero Day, Heartbleed, Dirty Cow and the affect they have on the industry and the media. But many people don’t understand the true magnitude it can have on your organization until you have the chance to see what it looks like in action. I plan to show just that, a simple exploit in action and the effects it can have on your organization’s systems, security and intellectual property.

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The majority of the system breaches happen from the inside and can be prevented with simple automated patch cycles. These cracks can be filled with modern tooling and proper discipline. Modern solutions that will accelerate your development life cycles while keeping your system secure and compliant every step of the way. Let’s be honest, making news by delivering great products is better than being on the front page for not doing the simple things.

insiderSatellite 6 and OpenSCAP in many cases. Below are some other blogs Arctiq has posted on these tools and topics, please check them out.

Cleaning the Dirty COW – Emergency Patching in Satellite 6

A new-”ish” Satellite is in orbit

If you want to discuss patch management and security best practice, we would love to hear from you.

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