Network policy for updating windows environments
Utilizing 802.1X on your access layer switches gives you the ability to allow users who successfully authenticate access to the corporate LAN.Unauthorized users can be blocked entirely or placed on a guest VLAN that provides Internet access only.
But by following these general steps, you'll be way ahead of the curve when the next worm comes knocking at your network door.
Ports in common areas make your corporate network vulnerable to access by guests and other unauthorized users.
It's also possible for unauthorized users to gain physical access to switches, or gain access to a port in a non-public area.
And what's the proper order and process for installing them?
Patch management is a complex process, and I can't cover all the variables here.