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GDPR deadline is here: Now what?

It’s May 25, 2018 and the GDPR enforcement date is upon us. After many months of scrambling to make the transition, thanks to the vagueness of some of the provisions, many organizations are still uncertain as to whether they’re fully in compliance.

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Win10 April Update: What’s new for IT pros? (Part 2)

In the Windows 10, version 1803 update there is a group of enhancements that probably aren’t of much interest to most consumers but are significant additions for IT pros. That’s what we’ll be discussing here in Part 2.

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Win10 April Update: Was it worth the wait? (Part 1)

Microsoft uses the term “Windows as a service” to describe Windows 10 but there has been some confusion within the IT community as to exactly what that means. In a nutshell, there will no longer be distinct versions of the operating system as we knew them in the past (Windows 3.1, Windows 95, 98, ME, XP, Vista, 7, 8, etc.  

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Not one, but two GFI Software executives recognized as 2018 Women of the Channel

GFI Software has something to celebrate! Two women who contribute their hearts and souls to the channel were recognized for their outstanding work this past year.

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May 2018 – Microsoft Patch Tuesday

In addition to the regular fixes, we also have a major Windows 10 update to contend with. It’s called the April 2018 update, and it was officially released and made available for download and manual installation on the last day of that month, but it didn’t start rolling out through Windows automatic updates until today (Patch Tuesday).

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GDPR final countdown: 20 quick facts at 20 days ‘til the deadline

The GDPR will go into effect in less than 20 days. We have put together 20 quick facts that will guide you in the right direction to prepare you for GDPR. Check out this list.

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Hottest cybersecurity stories that shook the world in April

With so much cybersecurity news flying around, it is hard to keep track of the bigger stories that emerged. Here is the GFI Security round-up of the three top cybersecurity stories of April 2018.

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Third Party Patch Roundup – April 2018

Another month has passed and you know what that means – time to take a look at the security patches that have been issued over the past 30 days by “the usual suspects” – the vendors who make some of the most popular desktop and mobile operating systems and applications.

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Preventing and recovering from a ransomware attack

It’s been almost a year since, a zero-day ransomware attack called WannaCry infected hundreds of thousands of machines all over the world. Hackers encrypted files on infected computers and attempted to extort a ransom from their victims. Those infected with WannaCry were initially demanded to pay $300 in Bitcoin.

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The new internet threat on the block: cryptojacking

A new type of malicious attack is worming its way across the internet and it is only going to get bigger. This threat is not designed to cripple systems like a DoS attacks, nor is it designed to hold you sensitive files hostage in exchange for payment as ransomware, though the threat is indeed all about making money.

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