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Event Review: Microsoft Solutions for Windows Update Management (Session ITPROMGT-11)

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Session Outline

This session discusses update management. We will analyze the business case for update management, the vulnerability timeline, and demonstrate how the timeline gets shorter with every new vulnerability discovered. We will examine the severity ratings that are attributed to vulnerabilities, what the various levels mean, and the ways that Microsoft has improved the updating experience to make it as straightforward as possible. We will explore the various update management solution components, and see how they work, along with some demonstrations.

Session Agenda

  • What is Update Management?
  • Why Do I Need to Manage Updates?
  • How Can I Manage Updates?

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Training and Certification

  • Course 2811: Applying Microsoft Security Guidance: One day; Instructor-Led

    Summary: This one-day instructor-led hands-on lab allows students to apply information and guidance that can help in implementing and managing security in a network based on Microsoft Windows.

  • TechNet Virtual Lab: Security

    Summary: Improve the planning and management of your organization's security strategy with the help of this virtual lab. Familiarize yourself with and test security features of products such as Exchange Server 2003, Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server and Windows Server 2003, and tools including Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) and Software Update Services (SUS).