The Microsoft Security Update Guide contains valuable information and tools to help you protect your IT infrastructure while creating a more secure computing and Internet environment. IT professionals can use this guide to better understand and maximize Microsoft security update release information, processes, communications, and tools.
Get a complete overview of the guidance and resources that accompany updates, and use the reference guide to develop a customer risk-management framework.
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Understand what security mitigations and workarounds are, and learn how to implement them as a short-term security defense to help protect against attempts to exploit vulnerabilities.
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Understand what happens after deployment—including how to know when your update was successful—and find ways to better manage updates in the future.
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