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Following the 2017 WannaCry attack against big institutions like the NHS or Telefónica did not apply the Microsoft security patches associated with EternalBlue and were forced to deal with a significant impact to their operations.

What's a reasonable patch management strategy to avoid having this kind of exposure? What and what are some of the more worrisome side-effects applying patches on a frequent basis would have for the infrastructure of a big institution like the NHS?

What are some strategies that big organizations with sensitive equipment and operations (like a healthcare agency, or mobile provider) could take on that would help prevent these things from happening in the future if they can't patch their systems?

Following the 2017 WannaCry attack against big institutions like the NHS or Telefónica did not apply the Microsoft security patches associated with EternalBlue and were forced to deal with a significant impact to their operations.

What's a reasonable patch management strategy to avoid having this kind of exposure? What are some of the more worrisome side-effects applying patches on a frequent basis would have for the infrastructure of a big institution like the NHS?

What are some strategies that big organizations with sensitive equipment and operations (like a healthcare agency, or mobile provider) could take on that would help prevent these things from happening in the future if they can't patch their systems?

Following the 2017 WannaCry attack against big institutions like the NHS or Telefónica did not apply the Microsoft security patches associated with EternalBlue and were forced to deal with a significant impact to their operations.

What's a reasonable patch management strategy to avoid having this kind of exposure and what are some of the more worrisome side-effects applying patches on a frequent basis would have for the infrastructure of a big institution like the NHS?

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Following the 2017 WannaCry attack against big institutions like the NHS or Telefónica which did not apply the EternalBlueMicrosoft security patch (released in March 14) against it (May 12)? patches associated with EternalBlue and were forced to deal with a significant impact to their operations.

What's a reasonable patch management strategy to avoid it happeninghaving this kind of exposure? What are some of the more worrisome side-effects does applying patches on a dailyfrequent basis could itwould have for the infrastructure of a big institution like the NHS?

What are some strategies that big organizations with sensitive equipment and operations (like a healthcare agency, or mobile provider) could take on that would help prevent these things from happening in the future if they can't patch their systems?

Following the 2017 WannaCry attack against big institutions like the NHS or Telefónica which did not apply the EternalBlue security patch (released in March 14) against it (May 12)?

What's a reasonable patch management strategy to avoid it happening? What side-effects does applying patches on a daily basis could it have for the infrastructure of a big institution?

Following the 2017 WannaCry attack against big institutions like the NHS or Telefónica did not apply the Microsoft security patches associated with EternalBlue and were forced to deal with a significant impact to their operations.

What's a reasonable patch management strategy to avoid having this kind of exposure? What are some of the more worrisome side-effects applying patches on a frequent basis would have for the infrastructure of a big institution like the NHS?

What are some strategies that big organizations with sensitive equipment and operations (like a healthcare agency, or mobile provider) could take on that would help prevent these things from happening in the future if they can't patch their systems?

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Why would a big institution like the NHS or Telefónica not apply the EternalBlue security patch (released in March 14) against the WannaCry malware (May 12)? Are there reasonable reasons or is it just incompetence?

Patch management for avoiding issues like EternalBlue

Following the 2017 WannaCry attack against big institutions like the NHS or Telefónica which did not apply the EternalBlue security patch (released in March 14) against it (May 12)?

What's a reasonable patch management strategy to avoid it happening? What side-effects does applying patches on a daily basis could it have for the infrastructure of a big institution?

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