Patch Management Strategies

IT Security
  • 14 Videos | 1h 16m 12s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
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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

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    1. 
    Course Overview
    1m 44s
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    Patch Management
    4m 59s
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    Benefits of Patching
    3m 6s
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    Prioritizing in Patch Management
    6m 2s
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    Patch Management Methodology
    5m 23s
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    Testing and Configuration Management
    3m 51s
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    Vendor-specific Patch Management
    7m 31s
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    Patch Management Tools
    8m 59s
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    Patch Rollout and Policies
    3m 33s
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    Automating Patch Management
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    Patch Management and Agile
    4m 56s
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    Serverless Patch Management
    7m 2s
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    13. 
    Implementing a Patch Management Program
    3m 56s
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    14. 
    Course Summary
    1m 11s

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