Endpoint Security

Securing the Unpatchable: How to Prevent Security Breaches on Endpoints When Patching Is Not an Option

Provided by Palo Alto Networks

Category Endpoint Security

Type White Paper

Length 16

Publish Date February 18 2016

Date posted August 07 2017

Overview

Despite the critical role that systems and software patching plays in remediating security vulnerabilities, IT organizations often delay, forego or omit the application of those patches. Similarly, many IT organizations continue to deploy systems and software that are no longer patchable or supported by their respective vendors. When patching or upgrading is no longer feasible, security professionals need to identify alternative ways to secure the unpatchable systems and applications. This paper looks at what companies can do to keep their systems and applications secure when patching is no longer an option.

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