DOD to automate deployment of security patches

Friday, 18 November 2005, 9:29 AM EST

The Defense Department recently made it mandatory for computer users to deploy automated security tools across the department to better protect networks from viruses. The Communication Tasking Order, a policy directive released Nov. 3 by the commander of the Strategic Command, orders Defense agencies to “immediately initiate” the machine-to-machine patches to automatically repair vulnerabilities as soon as software patches become available.

By Dawn S. Onley at GCN.

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