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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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July Patch Tuesday 2017

After the first half of the year July’s Patch Tuesday seems a little boring. There are a couple of things of interest, but overall, a pretty light round of updates. Depending on how you count them, there are 12 updates from Microsoft this month. Ten of the updates are rated as critical and one as i

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July Patch Tuesday Forecast 2017

May and June were rather brutal months with global Ransomware impacts that impacted systems in a way that Ransomware has not typically done previously.  WannaCry and Petya\NotPetya were a potential taste of the future of Ransomware.  Weaponized, rapidly infectious, built for mass disruption instead

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March Patch Tuesday 2017

If you miss a Patch Tuesday things begin to accumulate.  March’s lineup makes this very apparent.  Microsoft just released two months’ worth of updates that include 18 total bulletins (Yes, I said bulletins, we will get to that), 9 Critical \ 9 Important, a total of 136 unique CVEs, 3 Zero Days, and

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Vault 7 Tracker

There is a lot of hype and sensationalism and a bit of false news circulating about Vault 7, the latest Wikileaks revelation. But in this treasure trove of CIA documentation there are some irrefutable truths, and that’s what the Ivanti Vault 7 Tracker will help you understand.  I’m talking DLL Hijac

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March 2017 Patch Tuesday Forecast

By the end of March will anyone remember that Microsoft missed a Patch Tuesday?  I am going to go with vague memories, but overcast by so much more excitement happening this month! Be sure to check out all of Ivanti’s patch products: Patch for SCCM Patch for Windows Patch for Linux, UNIX, Mac Patch

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November Patch Tuesday 2015

November Patch Tuesday comes with 12 Microsoft bulletins and an update for Adobe Flash Player. For Windows 10 users there is the question of the Fall Refresh. It did not release today, but it’s likely not too far off. We may even see it on Thursday. Microsoft has released four critical updates an

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