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Keeping Your Software Up to Date

Last Updated: Fri, 30 Jan 2015 > Related Articles

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Learn why software updates are important to keeping you and your information safe.


Keeping your security software up to date is very important to keeping your system protected from malware and criminals from gaining access to you computer and exploiting it or even getting some of your personal data. Just as important, you should keep the operating system updated with any current patches that become available as well as updating any other software on your computer.

It is always best practice to enable auto updates on most software like your operating system and anti-virus.

There are several tools / applications available online to help keep all of your software updated, some of which are free. You can search the Internet to find one that fits your needs. The following are some examples to get you started.


Cox does not endorse or support these products. These are only references to available products allowing you to more easily keep your software up to date. Support for these programs is handled by the respective software manufacturer.

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