Patch vs Hotfix vs Coldfix vs Bugfix – What’s the Difference, What Do They Fix, and When to Apply Them

Previously, we’ve talked, at length about what a hotfix is, what’s it used for, and how to tell them apart from updates, patches, and other improvements-carrying packages. Today, we’re going…

What is a Hotfix? Definition, Challenges, and Best Practices

Welcome back to the wondrous world of patch management. Today we’re going to clear the air a bit by deliberating about hotfixes (not hot flashes). So, what is a hotfix?…

What Is Legacy Software and a Legacy System in Business + The Risks

This post is also available in: Danish If you are leading a business or work within a business, this guide is definitely for you. You have probably come across the…

What Is a CVE? Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures Explained

Vulnerability management is quintessential for a successful cybersecurity strategy, and CVEs are an integral part of it. You might have heard the acronym thrown around before, but what does it…

What Is RMM Software?

RMM software (short for Remote Monitoring and Management Software) is a software type used by IT professionals and organizations to remotely manage and monitor networks and endpoints. How Does RMM Software Work?…

Enterprise Patch Management: What It Is and Why You Need It

Nowadays, enterprise patch management is a necessity for every company that wants to stay safe from cyberattacks, achieve compliance and focus only on the road ahead, without unpleasant interruptions. What Is…

Linux Patch Management Primer – Challenges, Pros, and Cons

With Linux inherently different from Windows in areas such as operationality, features, ease-of-use, and flexibility, it’s only natural to assume that there will be major differences in terms of patching…

Windows Patch Management: Definition, How It Works and Why It Helps

Windows patching is essential for closing system and application vulnerabilities and certifying that everything works as it should. Read on to find more about Microsoft Windows patch management, how can you…

What Is Vulnerability Management?

Some people still believe their IT infrastructure is unflawed simply because they’ve never experienced a cybersecurity incident – until something goes wrong and the company becomes the victim of a…

Ransomware Prevention Guide: What You Need to Know

Ransomware is a type of malware (malicious software) that encrypts all data on a computer or mobile device, preventing the owner from accessing it. Following the infection, the victim receives…