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Microsoft Fix For Critical Active Directory Bug A Year In The Making
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2/12/2015 | 8:22:53 AM
If it functions, don't patch.....WRONG!
I feel that many organizations exalt functionality of their applications above all else. As many times these applications are what bring in the revenue. Fear of breaking this dynamic halts many discussions of patching. However, if you have an efficient change management and patching process, then you will find patching to be effective, not only a security aspect but from a functionality perspective. Properly testing apps and patches before pushing into production will ensure that there is no downtime for apps, frameworks, and plug-ins during business hours and will decrease the overhead for letting potential updates stack.


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