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Patching in Review – Week 38

Now that the dust has settled from another Patch Tuesday, we find ourselves in the grind. In current events, The Hacker News covered a new malware “Suite” dubbed XBash. This malware, discovered by Palo Alto Networks, appears to be an all-in-one attack, combining all the latest capabilities in one p

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Secure and Productive From Day One

Getting workers the right access to the right apps and resources often takes days, even weeks. IT teams are often bogged down by manual processes, leading to downtime, inefficiencies, and possible security risks. And not only do employees need the correct apps and resources when they’re hired, but r

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Patching Week in Review – Week 35

On our last week of the summer months, the flow of patches appears to be slowing down with a comparative lull in contrast to July. However, Microsoft is keeping things interesting with an unexpected disclosure this week. Windows Zero-Day Disclosed To start off the week on Monday, a Twitter user na

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Viva VMworld 2018! And for My Next Magic Trick…

It is time once again to venture down to Las Vegas. Maybe it will be to see Elvis and all your favorite superheroes ready to pose for pictures in front of the Bellagio. Or to catch a Cirque show or Michael Jackson One. Or maybe to chase lady luck down at the tables and slot machines. For myself, I

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Why You Should Be Paranoid About Data Center Security and How to Prepare for the Inevitable

As Ivanti prepares to infiltrate booth #2839 at VMworld 2018 in Las Vegas, August 26–30, I find myself reflecting on urban legends. Yes, you read that right. And, no, VMworld isn’t an urban legend. It’s as real as the extra poundage I bring back with me from Vegas through fine dining and quality ou

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New IT Security Webinar: Learning from Atlanta

If you’re an IT professional concerned about malware protection and data security in government, this 50-minute webinar Learning from Atlanta: 5 Steps to Securing Government IT is certainly worthwhile. Atlanta, the capital city of Georgia in the southern U.S., is famous for many things: the Braves,

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Patching in Review – Week 26

This week brings us right between June’s and July’s patch Tuesdays, but that doesn’t mean the updates stop coming. Although Microsoft was free of any notable CVEs, other vendors remediated critical vulnerabilities. Security also transcends patching only and needs to be considered in all facets of y

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Patching in Review – Week 25

Happy summer solstice, everyone! Thursday, June 21, marked the longest day of the year, and while the remaining days of the year will slowly lead us into an arctic wasteland in Minnesota, the patches keep flowing. We always have a slide ‘Between the Patch Tuesdays’ on our Patch Tuesday webinar, so w

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