CyberSecurityTips #20: Why are patches important?

Patching brings the wisdom of the vendors and the crowd that searches for vulnerabilities together. Patches help block and prevent attackers from exploiting low hanging fruit when profiling your organization.
There are many types of patches out there such as firmware, platforms, code, protocols, algorithms and more, so it is not only limited to your operating systems.

Patches are not only focused on security, there are many patches released for vulneravility and efficiency! Its always a good operational practice.