Patch Management Strategies

IT Security    |    Intermediate
  • 14 videos | 1h 10m 12s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
Rating 4.4 of 25 users Rating 4.4 of 25 users (25)
This course explores benefits of employing a patch management strategy, and its importance to overall security. In this 14 videos, you will learn patch management concepts, and management methodologies including baselining, hardening, and backout plans. Learners will examine best practices, what to do when vendor-specific issues occur, and how to get issues patched before they become a threat. You will learn to analyze and assess patches before implementation, and how to use several tools and techniques to patch and harden systems. You will also learn how to implement patches, and how to automate the process. Next, examine testing and configuration management, and patch management, by using both open-source and commercial tools. You will learn to use the patch rollout process and policies for patch updates. You will learn how patch management can use the Agile software development process, which uses cross-functional teams to make the process more efficient; its goal is to deliver software on regular intervals. Finally, you will learn to create and implement a patch strategy in a serverless architecture.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Discover the key concepts covered in this course
    Define patch management for incident response and describe how patch management affects the incident response team and the security operations center
    Describe the benefits and importance of a patch management strategy
    Prioritize and rate the importance of patches for the software development environment
    Describe the baselining, hardening, and how to develop a backout plan
    Describe testing and configuration management in patch management
    Describe vendor patches and how to implement them
  • Recognize the open source and commercially available tools that are used for patch management
    Describe the process of rolling out patches in a patch management program and patch update policies
    Recognize the various tools and techniques for automating patch implementations in organizations and the benefits they provide
    Describe patch management in an agile environment
    Describe patching for serverless systems and the benefits of patching strategies using serverless systems
    Recognize proper organizational patching strategies, how they are implemented, and the benefits of the implementation methods
    Summarize the key concepts covered in this course

IN THIS COURSE

  • 1m 44s
  • 4m 59s
    In this video, you will define patch management for incident response and describe how patch management affects the incident response team and the Security Operations Center. FREE ACCESS
  • Locked
    3.  Benefits of Patching
    3m 6s
    After completing this video, you will be able to describe the benefits and importance of patch management. FREE ACCESS
  • Locked
    4.  Prioritizing in Patch Management
    6m 2s
    In this video, learn how to prioritize and rate the importance of patches for the software development environment. FREE ACCESS
  • Locked
    5.  Patch Management Methodology
    5m 23s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to describe baselining, hardening, and how to develop a backout plan. FREE ACCESS
  • Locked
    6.  Testing and Configuration Management
    3m 51s
    After completing this video, you will be able to describe testing and configuration management in patch management. FREE ACCESS
  • Locked
    7.  Vendor-specific Patch Management
    7m 31s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to describe vendor patches and how to implement them. FREE ACCESS
  • Locked
    8.  Patch Management Tools
    8m 59s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to recognize the open source and commercially available tools that can be used for patch management. FREE ACCESS
  • Locked
    9.  Patch Rollout and Policies
    3m 33s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to describe the process of rolling out patches in a patch management program and update policies for patches. FREE ACCESS
  • Locked
    10.  Automating Patch Management
    8m
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to recognize the various tools and techniques for automating patch implementations in organizations and the benefits they provide. FREE ACCESS
  • Locked
    11.  Patch Management and Agile
    4m 56s
    After completing this video, you will be able to describe patch management in an Agile environment. FREE ACCESS
  • Locked
    12.  Serverless Patch Management
    7m 2s
    After completing this video, you will be able to describe patching for serverless systems and the benefits of patching strategies using serverless systems. FREE ACCESS
  • Locked
    13.  Implementing a Patch Management Program
    3m 56s
    After completing this video, you will be able to recognize proper organizational patching strategies, how they are implemented, and the benefits of the implementation methods. FREE ACCESS
  • Locked
    14.  Course Summary
    1m 11s

EARN A DIGITAL BADGE WHEN YOU COMPLETE THIS COURSE

Skillsoft is providing you the opportunity to earn a digital badge upon successful completion on some of our courses, which can be shared on any social network or business platform.

Digital badges are yours to keep, forever.

YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

Rating 5.0 of 1 users Rating 5.0 of 1 users (1)
Rating 1.0 of 1 users Rating 1.0 of 1 users (1)
Rating 4.6 of 2143 users Rating 4.6 of 2143 users (2143)

PEOPLE WHO VIEWED THIS ALSO VIEWED THESE

Rating 4.7 of 67 users Rating 4.7 of 67 users (67)
Rating 4.8 of 24 users Rating 4.8 of 24 users (24)
Rating 4.6 of 36 users Rating 4.6 of 36 users (36)