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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Saving (your) Face

Biometrics are the future of authentication technology. That argument is all but over; now the question has moved on to “Which specific biometric technology is best in the business environment?”

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Where do Security Pros fit into the DevOps paradigm?

Even though security itself is more important than ever, Security pros feel left out of the DevOps paradigm as many of us don’t write code, and don’t particularly want to.

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May 2017 – Microsoft Patch Tuesday

Besides a recent emergency patch for the issue with the Malware Protection Engine, in the past four weeks Microsoft has issued a whole set of cumulative security updates for its browsers, operating systems and Office applications.

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Third Party Patch Roundup – April 2017

Have a look at the details of some of the updates that third party vendors such as Apple, Linux, Adobe and Google issued in April 2017.

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Insecure by default? What users need to know before they put company documents in the cloud

Last month, InfoWorld reported that people are sharing files with sensitive personal information “with the world” on Microsoft’s Docs.com site, which at the default settings can be searched and accessed by virtually anybody. You can be sure there are employees out there using the site, and others like it, for uploading company files, as well. […]

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Is your Content Management System putting you at risk?

Choosing a CMS involves consideration of the functionalities and features you need – but be sure you don’t overlook one of the most important aspects of any web-based software or service: security.

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April 2017 – Microsoft Patch Tuesday

After announcing for months that there would be no more security bulletins after the February updates, Microsoft gave us a reprieve in March and issued bulletins after all.

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Microsoft: Old Windows versions on new hardware is a no-no

Microsoft upset some computer hobbyists and die-hard fans of Windows 7 and 8, when they made the decision not to support those older operating systems on Intel’s and AMD’s new processors.

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