Patching – Why won’t people do this?

Microsoft, Security
Microsoft Servers are more reliable today than they ever have been - Anything Server 2008 R2 and above is reliable as the day is long - but ONLY if they are kept up to date with Security and System patches.  This is a No-Brainer for us and has allowed Barking Dog Communications LLC customers to avoid all of the various SQL Slammer/Melissa/I Love You/Heartbleed craziness that plagues the Fortune 500 - and now, yet another reason to pay attention to patching - it is an actual documented and fined HIPAA violation - Check this out: http://www.healthcareinfosecurity.com/150k-hipaa-fine-for-unpatched-software-a-7656 $150,000 for not patching their machines - how much would it have cost to patch them?  A tenth of that at most - more likely a hundredth!  That was a very expensive decision.
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