August 2017 – Microsoft Patch Tuesday

Good news! The load for August’s Patch Tuesday is (again, relatively) light, with fixes for Windows, both the Edge and IE web browsers, SharePoint and SQL Server.

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Power plays: Addressing mobile computing’s top problem

The benefits of “anytime, anywhere accessibility” can’t be realized when power-hungry devices are out of commission due to a dead battery.

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Third Party Patch Roundup – July 2017

Software vendors are certainly feeling the heat as security researchers discover more vulnerabilities that need to be fixed before hackers and attackers this July.

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Addressing an age-old security threat: Laziness

Security is a battle waged on multiple fronts. While we’re focusing on keeping the criminals outside of the network castle, we must also guard from the dangers posed by the enemy within

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July 2017 – Microsoft Patch Tuesday

This month, we have the monthly CUs for the Internet Explorer and Edge web browsers, the monthly roll-ups for Windows 7/Server 2008 R2, Windows 8.1/Server 2012 R2, and Windows 10.

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Importance of patch management in preventing ransomware attacks

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that in recent years ransomware has become one of the biggest threats to computer systems and networks, from individuals to enterprises.

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Third party patch roundup – June 2017

Many of the latest high profile attacks target Microsoft Windows and its components, but that doesn’t mean third party software isn’t vulnerable to serious attacks.

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Is your organization in denial about the Denial of Service threat?

Denial of service attacks aren’t quite as exotic or high profile as some of the other types that command headlines today but that doesn’t make them any less dangerous.

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June 2017 – Microsoft Patch Tuesday

June saw Windows 7, 8.1, RT 8.1 and 10, along with Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2 and 2016 getting critical and important updates. Together with cumulative updates for Internet Explorer and Edge web browsers, as well as security fixes for Office 2010, 2013 and 2016.

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Third Party Patch Roundup – May 2017

Three-fourths of the identified vulnerabilities in the National Vulnerabilities Database have patches, workarounds and/or new patched versions of the software that can prevent exploits. Catch the third party patch round up here.

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