IT Patch Management Strategy

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Dear Banff and Buchan College of Further Education,

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

Linda Taylor, Banff and Buchan College of Further Education

Dear Mr Blades,

The answers to your queries are -
a) No patch management is in place
b) N/a
c) N/a
d) N/a
e) Euan Reid, IT Manager


Linda Taylor
Banff & Buchan College 
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Dear Linda Taylor,

Thank you for your response and cooperation in this matter.

Yours sincerely,

David Blades