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Action1 Corporation Implements News Security Patch Management Service

By Enterprise Security Magazine | Thursday, October 22, 2020

The new patch management service manages security updates for the remote workforce and makes the cloud-based update process uniform for OS updates and third-party apps, frees for up to 10 endpoints.

FREMONT, CA: A Cloud-based endpoint security solution provider, Action1 Corporation implements a new patch management service to control both Windows and third-party app updates in a unified method, with common workflows, prioritization of updates, implementation time windows, and other advantages of the full-featured patch management system, fully Cloud-based.

According to a recent report, 60 percent of breaches involve vulnerabilities for which a patch was available but not applied. Enterprises using Action1 can now enforce the same standard procedures and timelines of security patching for remote employees working from home and office-based employees.

The key features of the new patch management service include information about all missing updates is consolidated in real-time, from all locations, including home-based employee devices not connected to corporate VPN, update approval workflow allows for prioritizing updates based on security severity, custom maintenance time windows limit disruption of users during business hours while forcing update deployment and automatic reboots when needed, no additional subscription fees to use for any organizations using Action1, entirely free for up to 10 endpoints. No functionality limitations, no ads.

With the COVID work-from-home requirements, enterprises look at methods to deploy Microsoft and third-party updates, like updates for Adobe products. Existing on-premise tools, like WSUS or built-in Windows Update, stopped working as intended when workers took their laptops home. At the same time, cybercriminals using unpatched systems intensified their attacks. Enterprises using Action1 can take back control and ensure that all users, in all locations, are adequately protected from cyberattacks.

Action1 provides a cloud-based endpoint security platform that enables patch management, remote access and management, software deployment, IT asset inventory and reporting, and more. Action1 is used by companies worldwide as a working alternative to traditional on-premise solutions that are no longer functional in remote workforce scenarios.

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