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Structured patch management reduces risk and keeps business alignment

The purpose of security patching is to reduce security risk but it may also increase IT operational risk by introducing a change to the IT infrastructure. In this report, Gartner discusses how effective patch management mitigates risk by eliminating domain-specific activities and applying standard processes across all enterprise systems. In this report from Gartner you will learn:

  • 4 key challenges to business alignment
  • 6 recommendations to successfully address patch management
  • Examples of patch management matrices, prioritization and success metrics