Today’s global cybersecurity threats are both dynamic and sophisticated, and new vulnerabilities are discovered almost every day. We focus on protecting customers from these security threats by providing security updates on a timely basis and with high quality. We strive to help you keep your Windows devices, regardless of which version of Windows they are running, up to date with the latest monthly quality updates to help mitigate the evolving threat landscape.
That is why, today, as part of our series of blogs on the Windows approach to quality, I’ll share an overview of how we deliver these critical updates on a massive scale as a key component of our ongoing Windows as a service effort.
After Microsoft’s recent stumbles with Windows updates, the company has been putting out a number of blog posts about how it approaches updates. This particular blog post explains some of the inside baseball on the various categories updates get placed in, as well as the various tests the company runs to ensure updates are safe and reliable – exactly the area where Microsoft has been failing lately.