IT Patch Management Strategy

David Blades made this Freedom of Information request to Cardonald College Glasgow

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Dear Cardonald College Glasgow,

IT security is a concern to all of us, in particular in an Educational establishment. I would like to know;

a) What patch management solution, if any, is in place?
b) What was the cost of purchasing and installing this solution?
c) What is the cost of annual maintenance or subscription fee for
this service?
d) When is this service due for renewal?
e) Who is responsible for your Patch Management strategy?

Yours faithfully,

David Blades

Anne Green, Cardonald College Glasgow

Mr Blades

Thank you for your recent Freedom of Information request. We will respond within the timescales set out within the FOIA.

Please note that, to ensure the best use of public funds, the College will estimate how much it will cost in staff time and resources to provide the information you request and issue a fee notice to you in the advent that the costs involved are in excess of the thresholds stipulated in the FOIA.

Anne Green
Executive Assistant
Cardonald College Glasgow
Direct Dial: 0141 272 3202
[email address]
website: www.cardonald.ac.uk

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Dear Anne Green,

Thank you for your response. I await the requested information, at your earliest convenience.

Yours sincerely,

David Blades

Anne Green, Cardonald College Glasgow

Mr Blanes

Further to your Freedom of Information request regarding information on IT patches, Cardonald College's response is as follows:

What patch management solution, if any, is in place?

Answer: Microsoft WSUS

What was the cost of purchasing and installing this solution?

Answer: Free of charge.

What is the cost of annual maintenance or subscription fee for this service?

Answer: No annual maintenance charge.

When is this service due to for renewal?

Answer: No renewal date.

Who is responsible for your Patch Management strategy?

Answer: ICT Manager.

Anne Green
Executive Assistant
Cardonald College Glasgow
Direct Dial: 0141 272 3202
Email: [email address]
website: www.cardonald.ac.uk<http://www.cardonald.ac.uk

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Dear Anne Green,

Thank you for your response and cooperation in this matter.

Yours sincerely,

David Blades