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Microsoft Patch Tuesday and patch management News
November 11, 2020
In addition to fixing the exploited Windows flaw, Microsoft rolls out a new look to the Security Update Guide that draws some criticism.
November 04, 2020
The SaltStack vulnerabilities, disclosed Tuesday, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of the popular open source software.
October 14, 2020
The number of security updates from Microsoft dips below the average of the previous several months, but a TCP/IP bug looms large for administrators.
September 24, 2020
While Microsoft released a patch last month for the Netlogon flaw, the company said it detected threat actors using exploits for the critical vulnerability.
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Video conferencing tools are a remote worker's lifeline. As such, it is essential to maintain their security. These eight best practices will help ensure secure, private video-enabled meetings. Continue Reading
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Software patch management is more difficult than it once was. Industry experts offer advice on how to best stay ahead of the patching curve and reduce risks to both MSPs and customers. Continue Reading
Security cannot be an afterthought in internet-connected industrial control systems. IEEE member Kayne McGladrey offers best practices to stay safe in a connected world. Continue Reading
Nontech manufacturers building IoT devices combined with resource constraints is a recipe for disaster. It's the reality of IoT security issues, and the problem isn't going away. Continue Reading