Welcome to the 5th episode of our Security Culture Campaign! On today’s show Matt Konda talks Patching. Patching is the process of updating software.

The takeaway is: we need to patch our systems even though we think it is a pain. This is a foundational but surprisingly difficult thing to take care of.

We recommend:

  1. Turn on auto updates for everything on endpoints (laptops, phones)
  2. Patch at least monthly in general
  3. Be ready to apply a critical patch in 24-48 hours
  4. Track cases where you can’t and resolve them

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Matt Konda

Matt is a software engineer. He's our CEO and former Chair & OWASP Board Member.