This month’s Patch Tuesday was relatively quiet with few out-of-the-norm happenings. However, Microsoft still managed to fix 129 vulnerabilities across their range of products. Here’s our callout of updates and issues we think you’ll want to be aware of.
With the COVID-19 pandemic, many education and job-related activities have moved increasingly online. And with more daily online activities, the FBI has seen a spike in the number of cyber crimes reported to its Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3). According to an article by Maggie Miller on The Hill website, the IC3 has been receiving 3 to 4 times its normal volume of complaints each day, equating to 3,000 to 4,000 complaints compared to its usual 1,000.
Maintaining patch currency is one of the key security practices an organization can perform to protect its devices against cyber crimes and threat actors. Providing a regular patch maintenance schedule for your devices is a must, whether the devices are located in a traditional office, a classroom, or a home office. ZENworks Patch Management, with its rules-based patch policies and flexible patch schedules, can help you maintain the patch currency you want and need.