Don’t believe everything you hear about the GDPR

The truth is out there, but so is a lot of misinformation. Let’s take a look at a few myths and misconceptions that you might encounter in the last minute rush to achieve compliance.

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April 2018 – Microsoft Patch Tuesday

A total of 66 vulnerabilities were fixed by this month’s patches. As usual, we have updates for all of the currently supported versions of the Windows operating system, both client and server, as well as both of Microsoft’s web browsers, Internet Explorer and Edge.

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Third Party Patch Roundup – March 2018

March has come and gone. The latest news includes MyFitnessPal and their recent breach. Check out the latest patches from Apple, Linux, Adobe, and more.

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When good patches go bad and how to troubleshoot them

It’s inevitable, with software vendors rushing to get them out and installed before large numbers of computers are victimized, that some updates will be released with bugs that cause problems.

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March 2018 – Microsoft Patch Tuesday

Patch Tuesday again already?  Yes, February was a short month so it seems as if update day got here a tad more quickly than usual. Microsoft released a full slate of fixes for a number of vulnerabilities in Windows and the Internet Explorer and Edge web browsers.

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Data breach post-GDPR: What happens now?

What to expect in a post-GDPR deadline world when your network has been breached? What are the next steps you should take to continue complying with GDPR?

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Third Party Patch Roundup – February 2018

February is the shortest month of all but, at least, the good news is that we do have a smaller number of updates to deal with than the average.

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February 2018 – Microsoft Patch Tuesday

It’s that time again. February is the shortest month of the year, which means we have fewer days to get all the work done that needs to be done. As usual on this Patch Tuesday, February 13, Microsoft released a slew of updates

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Security and compliance: Related but different

In the IT world, security and compliance are frequently mentioned in the same breath. While the two seem to be joined at the hip in this regulation-heavy era, it’s important to understand that the concepts are not synonymous.

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Follow-up: Spectre and Meltdown, one month later

In the first week of this new year, I – along with almost every member of the technology writing community – wrote about two major processor security flaws called Meltdown and Spectre, which affect a huge proportion of the computers and devices that are in use today all over the world. Between the two, everyone […]

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