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BuildAndDeployment -> Patch Management: Automated PRs for patches

Risk and Opportunity

Risk: Known vulnerabilities components might stay for long and get exploited, even when a patch is available.
Opportunity: Fast patching of third party component is needed. The DevOps way is to have an automated pull request for new components. This includes

Usefulness and Requirements of this Activitiy

Usefullness: Very High
Required knowledge: Low (one discipline)
Required time: Low
Required resources (systems): Low

Additional Information

Implementation hints:


ISO27001 2017