Information Technology Policies and Standards

Title
Microsoft Windows Update
Type
Standard
Related Policy
Information Technology Protection
Category
Security
Status
Superseded
Approved
05/20/2004
To Be Reviewed
05/04/2008
Scope
Ensures that all personal computers that connect to the City's networks have access to and apply current, critical Microsoft Windows updates. Applies to all personal computers that connect to the City's networks with Windows 2000 or later installed.
Standard
PCs shall be configured so that Microsoft "Windows Update" critical updates are automatically downloaded and applied daily.
Rationale
Limits the City's exposure to known vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows.

Contact: Dane VanPelt, (505) 768-2797