3.5: Deploy Automated Software Patch Management Tools


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The next version of the control set incorporates all or part of this control into: 7.4: Perform Automated Application Patch Management.

Control Statement

Deploy automated software update tools in order to ensure that third-party software on all systems is running the most recent security updates provided by the software vendor.

[csf.tools Note: For more information on the Critical Security Controls, visit the Center for Internet Security.]