In today's digitally connected world, there's a good chance your information has been exposed at some point. Last year, we saw major data breaches from companies across several industries as a result of ransomware attacks. Ransomware attacks and zero-day exploits have greatly stressed the importance of patch management, endpoint protection or Next-Gen Antivirus (NGAV) to all information security professionals. At a time when cybercriminals are constantly seeking weaknesses in firmware and applications, patching is increasingly crucial. Conclusively establishing your patch management process and having an endpoint protection product should be a high priority.