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Patch Management

Patch Management

ConnectSecure Patch Management: Your answer to escalating cyber threats

Minimizing the risk of security breaches and protecting valuable data with:

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Automated Third-Party Patching: Leverage our versatile patching engine with support for over 600 applications.

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Microsoft Operating System Patch Checks: Validate that your Microsoft operating system patches are installed for complete peace of mind.

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Patching Schedule Policy Control: Gain control over when and how your systems are patched.

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Advanced Patch Customization: Tailor your patch management around your business needs with a range of customizable machine-, app-, and date-specific options.

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CVE Links: Move beyond identifying vulnerabilities to viewing the evidence and understanding your risks with links to Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE).

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Insightful Reports and Dashboards: Stay informed and make data-driven decisions with valuable insights into your patching information.

Vulnerability patching: What’s in it for managed service providers?

Uncovering security gaps comes first. Then, vulnerability patching follows. By effectively managing patches, MSPs not only protect their clients but also boost their own value proposition as trusted, proactive IT partners. Vulnerability identification and the application of the right software patch is the best defense against increasingly sophisticated threat actors. Proactive cybersecurity, in turn, reduces the risk of having to activate costlier and more resource-heavy measures to respond to and recover from a breach. The benefits are many:

Security Enhancement

Hackers and malicious actors often exploit known vulnerabilities to launch cyberattacks. Regularly applying patches means that security gaps are closed as soon as fixes become available, significantly reducing the risk of a breach.

Compliance and Regulatory Requirements

Many industries have strict regulatory requirements regarding data protection and cybersecurity. By ensuring that all systems are up-to-date with the latest patches, MSPs help their clients comply with these regulations, thereby avoiding potential legal and financial penalties.

System Stability and Performance

Patches often include not just security fixes, but also improvements to the stability and performance of software and operating systems. Regular patch management ensures that clients benefit from these improvements, leading to more reliable and efficient IT systems.

Maintaining Client Trust and Reputation

Clients entrust MSPs with the critical task of keeping their IT infrastructure secure and operational. Efficient patch management is a key component of this trust. By actively managing patches, MSPs demonstrate their commitment to protecting client data and systems, which in turn strengthens client relationships and the MSP's reputation.

Proactive Problem Resolution

By regularly updating systems, many potential IT issues can be resolved proactively, reducing the number of support calls and service interruptions for clients. Effective patch management processes allow MSPs to quickly respond once a patch is available, minimizing the window of opportunity for attackers.


Effective patch management can save costs in the long run by preventing expensive security breaches and system downtime. The cost of resolving these issues post-factum can far exceed the resources allocated to regular patch management.

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