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When good patches go bad and how to troubleshoot them

It’s inevitable, with software vendors rushing to get them out and installed before large numbers of computers are victimized, that some updates will be released with bugs that cause problems.

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3 common network problems and how to fix them

Nothing is more annoying than a slow connection. They say if you want to test a new relationship, put that person in front of a computer that is working at a snail’s pace and see how they react. That is a true test of patience.

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March 2018 – Microsoft Patch Tuesday

Patch Tuesday again already?  Yes, February was a short month so it seems as if update day got here a tad more quickly than usual. Microsoft released a full slate of fixes for a number of vulnerabilities in Windows and the Internet Explorer and Edge web browsers.

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Data breach post-GDPR: What happens now?

What to expect in a post-GDPR deadline world when your network has been breached? What are the next steps you should take to continue complying with GDPR?

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Secure your accounts with a passphrase, not a password

Unfortunately, insecure passwords are not a thing of the past. As companies continue to grow, employees will use more and more applications that require a passcode. It’s time you enforce a new strategy to improve the security of your network. A good password is no longer enough to keep baddies from infiltrating your systems. It’s […]

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Hottest cybersecurity stories that shook the world in February

With so much cybersecurity news flying around, it is hard to keep track of the bigger stories that emerged. Here is the GFI security round-up of the three top cybersecurity stories of February 2018.

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Third Party Patch Roundup – February 2018

February is the shortest month of all but, at least, the good news is that we do have a smaller number of updates to deal with than the average.

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GDPR goes live in 3 months. Are you ready?

Is it possible that some organizations have not yet heard about GDPR – the new EU legislation? Sadly, yes. And an even greater number who have heard about it don’t realise how their own organization will be impacted.

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The 6 malware culprits at every workplace

No matter how many times your IT staff tells employees not to download software and  no matter how many policies and  employee handbooks, it is inevitable, an employee is going to put  your network at risk by bending or breaking those rules.

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February 2018 – Microsoft Patch Tuesday

It’s that time again. February is the shortest month of the year, which means we have fewer days to get all the work done that needs to be done. As usual on this Patch Tuesday, February 13, Microsoft released a slew of updates

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