Archives - Security Update

Allow automatic software updates

Configure endpoints to receive automatic software updates for operating systems and applications. Keeping software up-to-date is key for patching known vulnerabilities and enhancing your organization’s overall security. Automated updates ensure that endpoints are consistently resilient against the latest security threats without relying solely on manual intervention.

Regularly auditing and updating cybersecurity policies

Given the continual evolution of cybersecurity threats, it’s necessary to regularly audit and update your organization’s cybersecurity policies. This includes policies related to: Ensure that your employees are aware of policy updates, that their practical implications are understood, and that these policies are considered within your periodic cybersecurity employee training.

Regularly update and patch systems: seal the cracks in your digital armor

Imagine your network as a castle, but with tiny cracks in the walls. Hackers love those cracks – they’re their way in to steal data and wreak havoc. But fear not, brave defenders! The solution is simple: patching and updates! Why patch? It’s like fixing your armor! Software makers constantly discover and fix security holes […]

Enable automatic software updates

Ensure that your devices and applications are configured to receive automatic, periodic updates. These updates are necessary, as they deliver critical security patches, addressing known vulnerabilities and strengthening your systems against evolving threats. Automating the update process is a healthy measure: It reduces the window of exposure to potential exploits, strengthening your defense against a […]

Set important apps and updates to install automatically to stay safe

Software updates are essential for keeping your devices and networks secure. They fix bugs and patch security vulnerabilities that cybercriminals can exploit. Most apps on Android and iOS are set to update automatically by default. You can also schedule big installations, like OS updates, in advance. This is better and safer than having to apply […]

Upgrade devices that are incompatible with modern operating systems.

Newer operating systems tend to be more secure than older ones, particularly when connected to IP networks like the internet. Consider replacing any devices unable to support the latest versions of their respective operating systems (e.g., a PC incapable of installing Windows 11) with up-to-date alternatives.