We used to talk about cloud computing being the future, but now it is very much the present, and something which once you make the switch to, you simply can’t do without. Offering businesses a flexible and scalable solution to storage and day to day communications, one of the most popular services is Office 365. This suite of products enables you to access company data on the move and is ideal for today’s remote workforce.
Let’s set the scene. It’s 2021, and much like 2020, the majority of the UK’s office-based workforce is working remotely. This dispersal of people and endpoints makes keeping track of and protecting logins to your IT hardware and cloud-based systems almost impossible without the help of a firewall.
Patch management describes the process of applying updates and fixes, known as ‘patches’, to software to fix any bugs and protect against newly found vulnerabilities. Any software can be exploited by cyber attackers as if they discover the vulnerabilities before all users have had a chance to apply the latest patches, they can exploit this to their advantage.