Microsoft's Security Program Manager Chris Budd explains Ten Principles of Microsoft Patch Management. Chris clearly knows what he is talking about because Microsoft is highly experienced at releasing patches for its software. The Technet article guides Microsoft's valued customers in how to design and implement efficient processes for sticking plasters over the cracks caused by the vendor's quality control failures. Why do we still put up with this nonsense? What's worse, why do we continually pay for it? [Sorry, I'm feeling particularly cynical today and getting rather tired of battling the legion of bugs.]
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