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Microsoft Patch Tuesday and patch management News
December 11, 2018
Microsoft resolved a zero-day and a public disclosure this December patch Tuesday, while experts revisit 2018 in patching and what needs improvement.
November 13, 2018
In addition to the November Patch Tuesday updates, Microsoft offered assistance to combat a new side-channel attack and rereleased a Windows 10 update and Windows Server 2019.
November 12, 2018
Researchers discover major manufacturers poorly implemented SSD encryption, allowing easy access to data, and Microsoft BitLocker made the issue worse.
October 26, 2018
The vendor requirements for Android are a strange and mysterious thing but a new leak claims Google has added language to force manufacturers to push more regular Android security updates. ...
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A software patch or fix helps resolve issues that crop up in different programs. It can also bolster security and add new features to the software. Continue Reading
A zero-day vulnerability, also known as a computer zero day, is a flaw in software, hardware or firmware that is unknown to the party or parties responsible for patching or otherwise fixing the flaw. Continue Reading
A backdoor is a means to access a computer system or encrypted data that bypasses the system's customary security mechanisms. Continue Reading
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Foreshadow, a set of newly discovered L1TF vulnerabilities, exploits Intel processors via side-channel attacks. Learn about L1TF and its variations from expert Michael Cobb. Continue Reading
TLBleed exploits Intel's HTT feature to leak data via side-channel attacks. Learn about how TLBleed obtains sensitive memory information from expert Michael Cobb. Continue Reading
Zero-day exploits are more dangerous than ever, but so is applying an untested patch to live systems. Without a strategy to quickly validate patches -- outside of production -- you're playing with fire. Continue Reading
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Patch management is a crucial part of enterprise security defenses, but should security teams be in charge of it? Charles Kao explains how to make patching programs successful. Continue Reading
From creating an inventory to scanning for IoT vulnerabilities, learn the key steps to take when it comes to automating patch management in your company. Continue Reading
Everyone wants a smooth patching process, but things can fall apart despite everyone's best efforts. Develop a solid recovery plan and test it before trouble strikes. Continue Reading
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A recently discovered Samba vulnerability bears a striking resemblance to the notorious Windows exploit EternalBlue. Expert Matthew Pascucci compares the two vulnerabilities. Continue Reading
The Heartbleed flaw still impacts almost 200,000 services connected to the internet. Expert Nick Lewis explains why these services remain unpatched and vulnerable. Continue Reading
Patching telecom infrastructures presents many challenges. Expert Matthew Pascucci explains those challenges and what can be done to make sure the systems get patched anyway. Continue Reading