November 2017 – Microsoft Patch Tuesday

Microsoft’s updates on this Patch Tuesday address a number of critical and important vulnerabilities in Windows client and server operating systems and OS components, the web browsers, and Office applications.

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The GDPR Challenge: Protecting a moving (data) target

Locating and protecting data at rest is relatively easy, but data doesn’t stay still. It moves across the network, from controller to processor to third parties and back. GDPR compliance will require a strategy for dealing with data that’s always on the move.

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Third Party Patch Roundup – October 2017

Ghosts and goblins aren’t nearly as scary as some of the malware and exploits that are lurking out there on the Internet. October brought us new reports of havoc created by ransomware, attacks by Anonymous on the Spanish government, and the discovery of the HomeHack vulnerability.

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October 2017 – Microsoft Patch Tuesday

The October patches address a total of 29 unique vulnerabilities, across Windows client and server operating systems, the Internet Explorer 11 and Edge web browsers, and the ChakraCore scripting engine.  

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Third Party Patch Roundup – September 2017

Last month was relatively light in the patching department, but this month we’re not quite so lucky. Apple is back with a vengeance, so we’ll start with a look at the myriad of updates they’ve released this time.

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September 2017 – Microsoft Patch Tuesday

In the September 2017 edition of Microsoft Patch Tuesday there are 84 separate CVEs (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures) being addressed.

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Third Party Patch Roundup – August 2017

This August we have somewhat fewer than usual patches to deal with from some of our vendors, while the rest are running around the average number.

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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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