Updating software addresses vulnerabilities and protects your organization and devices.
Updating your device’s software addresses vulnerabilities and protects your organization. As a software issue or vulnerability is identified, vendors release patches to fix bugs, address known vulnerabilities, and improve usability or performance. Although all patches are updates, not all updates are patches. An example 0f this is when an update may be issued to upgrade software features whereas a patch may be issued to resolve a flaw that would leave you and your organization vulnerable to a data breach. If a patch is released to resolve a security issue, you should take steps to apply it as soon as possible.