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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Third party patch roundup – March 2017

In March, some vendors unleashed a tempest of patches that might have made some network admins want to run and take shelter.

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Shared responsibility model: The complicated relationship between customer and provider in cloud security

Moving IT assets to the cloud offers many benefits to organizations. It can save costs, it can increase convenience for users, and it shifts some (but not all) of the burden of administration and security.

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March 2017 – Microsoft Patch Tuesday

Given that Microsoft skipped releasing updates in February, this month is a killer. We have a whopping 18 patches to address, nine of them are rated critical.

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Defensive tactics and rules of engagement for cybersecurity pros

The ways of thinking that keep you physically safe on the mean streets can help you to keep your network safe in cyberspace.

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Third Party Patch Roundup – February 2017

When it comes to software patches, we always hope for a light load in February since our to-do list is cramped into a smaller space to begin with.

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