Security

When your inbox has a surprise and it’s called ransomware

When your inbox has a surprise and it’s called malware, there are several steps you can take to help protect yourself, and minimize the potential damage. Here’s what you need to know.

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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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PetrWrap, WannaCry and the importance of layered security in business

PetrWrap has already infected major networks such as the Ukrainian power company, the Ukrainian central bank and Kiev’s international airport. Pharmaceutical company Merck, shipping company Maresk and the Chernobyl power plant have also been at the receiving end of these attacks.

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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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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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Do you really want to make me cry?

On Friday, May 12, the Internet was rocked by a zero-day ransomware attack now known as WannaCry. Here are some of the lessons learned and what you can do if your company has been targeted.

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