September 29, 2004
Patch Management - Defending IT Infrastructure
Scott writes "Imagine that you are the IT Director of a large retail bank with an active and highly visible Internet banking service. While driving into the office, half-listening to the radio news, you hear your bankâs name being announced, immediately followed by the words "hacker", "massive system failure" and "identity theft". As you take the news in, you recall an earlier email concerning a patch that needed to be applied to your web servers."