Security Vulnerabilities and Patches Explained - IT Security Bulletin for the Government of Canada (ITSB-96)

Security Vulnerabilities and Patches Explained - IT Security Bulletin for the Government of Canada (ITSB-96) "Patching operating systems and applications is one of the Top 10 Security Actions in CSE’s Top 10 IT Security Actions to Protect Government of Canada Internet-Connected Networks and Information (ITSB-89 Version 3). Implementing the Top 10 security actions as a package would prevent the vast majority of intrusions to which CSE currently responds. Applying patches to operating systems, applications and devices is a critical activity in ensuring the security of systems. This document provides guidance on assessing known vulnerabilities and patches in order to determine the risk posed to an organization, the relative priority for patch deployment, as well as guidelines on how to deploy patches." 2019-12-12 Communications Security Establishment Canada open-ouvert@tbs-sct.gc.ca Information and CommunicationsScience and TechnologyNetwork SecurityOperating Systems and Applications HTML ENHTML https://cyber.gc.ca/en/guidance/security-vulnerabilities-and-patches-explained-it-security-bulletin-government-canada-itsb HTML FRHTML https://cyber.gc.ca/fr/orientation/correction-des-systemes-dexploitation-et-des-applications-bulletin-de-securite-des-ti PDF ENPDF https://cyber.gc.ca/sites/default/files/publications/itsb-96-eng.pdf PDF FRPDF https://cyber.gc.ca/sites/default/files/publications/itsb-96-fra.pdf

"Patching operating systems and applications is one of the Top 10 Security Actions in CSE’s Top 10 IT Security Actions to Protect Government of Canada Internet-Connected Networks and Information (ITSB-89 Version 3). Implementing the Top 10 security actions as a package would prevent the vast majority of intrusions to which CSE currently responds.

Applying patches to operating systems, applications and devices is a critical activity in ensuring the security of systems. This document provides guidance on assessing known vulnerabilities and patches in order to determine the risk posed to an organization, the relative priority for patch deployment, as well as guidelines on how to deploy patches."

  • Publisher - Current Organization Name: Communications Security Establishment Canada
  • Publisher - Organization Section Name: Canadian Centre for Cyber Security (CCCS)
  • Licence: Open Government Licence - Canada

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