When vulnerabilities are discovered in the apps either you created or that you use that were created by others, always have a plan to patch the issues and update your production systems. In industry, there are proven ways to do this, but most importantly, clear communication between your organization’s teams and a constant focus on security will save the day.
Patching strategy examples and general reading:
A Practical Methodology for Implementing a Patch Management Process, by Daniel Voldal
Six Steps for Security Management Best Practices, by Fred Avolio
How To: Implement Patch Management, by J.D. Meier, Alex Mackman, Michael Dunner, Srinath Vasireddy, Ray Escamilla and Anandha Murukan
Patching strategies for web apps:
You need to sign up for Treehouse in order to download course files.Sign up