Oracle moves to quarterly security-patch cycle

Friday, 19 November 2004, 9:06 AM EST

Software maker Oracle will soon start issuing security patches quarterly. This new patch schedule comes only months after the company said it would issue such security updates every month.

The company says patches will be published simultaneously to all customers through its Web support site MetaLink each quarter beginning on Jan.18. The remaining patch days for 2005 will be April 12, July 12, and Oct. 18.

By George V. Hulme at InformationWeek.

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