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December Patch Tuesday 2018

If you saw the Patch Tuesday forecast for December, the reality turned out to be fairly close to what I predicted. There are only a few surprises and additional concerns to note. December Patch Tuesday Summary: Microsoft released a total of 17 updates resolving 39 unique vulnerabilities. They re

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Patching Week in Review – Week 49

Here we are at the week before the last Patch Tuesday of the year and it has been far from dull. With security releases from Adobe, Apple, and Google, you might want to consider a patching cycle this weekend. Don’t forget to register for our December Patch Tuesday webinar next week to get the latest

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Patching in Review – Week 47

Although it has been a short week, the patching world has not been short on high-priority updates. With a critical out-of-band Adobe Flash release and a Google Chrome security release, it might be worth considering a patching cycle over this holiday weekend. Before we get around to the updates for

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Can IT Security and Maintenance Be Less of a Time Hog?

Ivanti commissioned the downloadable IDG Connect research report entitled The CIO’s Conundrum: Can IT Move from ‘Keep the Lights On’ to Creative Thinking? Page 5 of the report addresses how IT security and maintenance gobble up tons of time, leaving less of it to pursue opportunity and innovation.

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November Patch Tuesday 2018

I can’t believe it is November already. My wife is a Christmas fanatic, which likely has a little to do with being born on December 24th. Well she already found a radio station that switched to Christmas music. I have not been out to any stores in the past two weeks, but I am just as certain that Ch

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Patching in Review – Week 45

We find ourselves in the shadow of another Patch Tuesday, but not without an avalanche of new vulnerabilities and updates! Don’t forget to register for our November Patch Tuesday webinar to get in-depth information around what drops next week. According to Digital Trends, researchers have discovere

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Patching in Review – Week 44

We still have one more week before another Patch Tuesday, but that does not stop security researchers from finding more exploits to our everyday software. According to TheRegister, researchers at Cymulate have found an exploit within Microsoft Word that would allow an attacker to run code through us

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State of the Union on Security: The Framework of CIS Critical Security Controls, Pt. 3 of 3

This last in a series of three posts recaps the final portion of the presentation that Chris Goettl, Ivanti’s director of Product Management for security solutions, presented at the recent IT Leadership Summit virtual event that’s available on demand. Part 1 in this series, State of the Union on Se

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