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Patching in Review – Week 20 of 2019

With the variety of stability issues present in April’s Patch Tuesday, we were hoping for a slow month, but that couldn’t be further from the truth! If you didn’t have the opportunity to see our Patch Tuesday webinar, please watch our recording to get all the important details. As always, here are …

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Patching in Review – Week 19 of 2019

It looks like this week has been a well-deserved break from the reliability issues that plagued April’s Microsoft patches, but next week brings another week of upcoming security patches. Make sure to register for our May Patch Tuesday webinar to get the latest developments on these upcoming updates.…

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Patching in Review – Week 18 of 2019

For those that attended Interchange 2019 in Nashville this year, it was a pleasure talking with all of you about the wonderful world of patching! The constant flow of new vulnerabilities and updates, however, did not cease during the conference, so here we go again! This week a team of security res…

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Patching in Review – Week 17 of 2019

Here we are mid-month between our patching cycles. To those who have already rolled out April’s patches without issue, lucky you! To those who had to roll back their systems due to stability or performance issues, this week doesn’t look to bring much resolution. Microsoft finally released its mid-m…

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April Patch Tuesday Frequently Asked Questions

April Patch Tuesday was a doozy. Every month, we run a Patch Tuesday analysis webinar going over the highlights of that month’s updates. You can watch that webinar on-demand here. We compiled all of the questions and answers from the webinar in this helpful blog post. The feedback has been flooding …

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Patching in Review – Week 16 of 2019

It’s hard to believe it has only been one week since Patch Tuesday in wake of the numerous conflicts found with specific antivirus titles that we detailed in last week’s post. Right after Patch Tuesday, a new vulnerability was disclosed where an attacker can gain file read permissions to exfiltrate…

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Patching in Review – Week 15 of 2019

Another month, another patch week down! While we’ve covered the released patches within our monthly post, be sure to look at Microsoft’s known issues for the operating systems in your environment. Here are some quick links below: Windows 10 / Server 2019 / Server 2016 Windows 8.1 / Server 2012 R…

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Patching in Review – Week 14 of 2019

With Patch Tuesday on the horizon, don’t forget to register for our webinar to get the latest news and detailed analysis after the release. Browser exploits are the name of the game this week with Proof of Concepts released for Internet Explorer, Edge and Chrome this week. TheHackerNews has an arti…

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Patching in Review – Week 13 of 2019

As we find ourselves in between Patch Tuesdays, our third-party vendors have kept this week interesting with both Mozilla and Apple releasing critical security updates to respective software. The highlight in security news this week surrounds a supply-chain attack in ASUS’s updater software. Dubbed…

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