Keeping Windows secure is a never-ending process, but it can also be an extremely disruptive process if managed poorly. Common problems with patch management include unexpected WAN congestion when multiple machines try to install patches simultaneously, end user work being interrupted unnecessarily, and inappropriate patches being installed that create new administrative headaches. This Tech Advisor reviews the best practices, and common pitfalls, associated with patch management, letting you ensure that patches keep your network safe without taking it down.