FortiOS 6.2 Patch management Best Practices
When vulnerabilities are discovered in software, the software vendors release updates that fix these problems. Keeping your software and operating system up-to-date is a vital step to prevent infection and defend against attacks.
- Follow the latest advisories and reports on the FortiGuard webpage. l Apply updates to all software as the updates become available.
- FortiGuard Vulnerability Management can help identify security weaknesses in your network. This subscription service is available through FortiScan and FortiAnalyzer units.
- Apply firmware updates to your FortiGate unit as they are released.
- Subscribe to FortiGuard AntiVirus and IPS services, so that AntiVirus and IPS scanning engines are automatically updated when new version are released.
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You may want to add a disclaimer on the “Apply firmware updates to your FortiGate unit as they are released” statement – it could ready “apply updates within stable major releases of FortiOS; do not use GA releases or early releases within a new major release, in production”