Microsoft has updated and released the Microsoft Security Update Guide, Second Edition and it’s now available for download at the Microsoft Download Centre.
The Guide is designed to help IT professionals better understand and use Microsoft security release information, processes, communications, and tools.
The Guide contains a convenient glossary of terms, an overview of the Microsoft Security Bulletin process, and a stage-by-stage review of Microsoft Security Updates.
The guide is organized according to the following stages of the security update process:
– Stage 1: Receive Microsoft Security Release Communications
– Stage 2: Evaluate Risk
– Stage 3: Evaluate Mitigation
– Stage 4: Deploy Standard or Urgent Updates
– Stage 5: Monitor Systems
– Stage 6: Use Microsoft Resources to Track Security Developments.
This guide will serve as a valuable resource to help protect your IT infrastructure!