The six biggest credit union patching challenges

These are the six most common patching challenges we run into at Ongoing Operations. And certainly, your experience may reflect a different set of challenges. Still, we’d be surprised if your credit union hasn’t experienced at least one of these issues.

  1. Patching Laptops

This is the issue that we run into the most here at Ongoing Operations. Here’s why:

Company laptops are supposed to be closed or off when they’re not in use. Yet, laptops can’t be patched when they’re off or not connected to the internet. Laptops that aren’t kept on (and online) during patching windows miss out on important updates.

Solution: ensure all employee laptops are on during patching windows. This is a relatively simple user training issue that credit unions (and any managed patching vendors) can work out.


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