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Meltdown and Spectre: What you need to know!

Here we are at the start of 2018 with a significant security issue that has a known resolution ready to go. Sound familiar? Well it probably should because we started 2017 pretty much the same way. As you might recall, the Shadow Brokers had disclosed the SMB exploits that later led to many global

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Breaking News: Podcast Fan-Favorite, Chris Goettl, Talks Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities

On this special, breaking news episode of the podcast, we bring back fan-favorite, Chris Goettl. We talk about the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities in depth. You can find out more details in Goettl’s recent blog post. Here are some major questions Goettl answers on the podcast episode: What ar

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Road to Interchange: Chris Goettl

For our second installment of the Road to Interchange series (see the first one here), we interviewed Ivanti security guru, Chris Goettl. Chris is the Director of Product Management for Security at Ivanti and is famous for his monthly Patch Tuesday analysis webinars. He is also the owner of the Secu

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June Patch Tuesday 2018

Most of the excitement may already have passed with Adobe’s Flash Player release on June 7th. The discovery of a Zero Day vulnerability (CVE-2018-5002) being exploited in the wild resulted in a Flash Player update (APSB18-19) which included the fix for the exploited vulnerability and three others.

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January Patch Tuesday 2018

January Patch Tuesday Update Episode II A long time ago (last Thursday), in a development team far far away (Redmond), a band of developers acted early in a surprise attack to thwart the forces of evil by releasing a series of Operating System updates for the Windows platform. These OS updates help

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Do You Trust Your Updates?

Trust is a big concern. Who would you trust to give you parenting advice? Who would you trust for financial guidance? More and more we should be very careful about who we trust for cybersecurity guidance. How you do validate guidance and more importantly the resolution to a security vulnerability, t

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March Patch Tuesday 2018

Microsoft has released 14 updates this month including updates for all supported Windows Operating Systems, versions of IE, Office, SharePoint, and Exchange server.  There are also ASP.NET Core, Chakra Core, and PowerShell Core updates. These do not have a patch package to update, but new binaries a

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Patching in Review – Week 31

Good news, everyone! The world of patching has been quiet this week with no high-profile security releases! Take this opportunity to deploy both the Microsoft OS and .Net non-security updates released over the past two weeks. This will clean up some of the stability issues left over from earlier in

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