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September Patch Tuesday forecast: Evaluate third-party updates alongside Microsoft release

There’s some good and some bad news for the Patch Tuesday forecast this month. The good news is a number of vendors have just released last week, clearing the slate for what …

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A closer look at the IT/OT landscape for infosec professionals

The challenge for modern cyber security engineers working in the OT/ICS area involves modernizing the weak or missing protection controls in existing infrastructure toward …

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Endpoint breach prevention by reducing attack surfaces

In this podcast recorded at Black Hat USA 2018, Chris Carlson, VP of Product Management, Cloud Agent Platform at Qualys, talks about endpoint breach prevention by reducing …

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August Patch Tuesday forecast: Looking ahead after a frustrating July

Approaching August Patch Tuesday, we are supposed to be in the ‘dog days’ of summer where everything slows down. Unfortunately, July was full of CVEs and stability fixes with …

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Vulnerability landscape evolution for common desktop applications

Flexera released Vulnerability Review 2018: Top Desktop Apps, part of the annual report series from Secunia Research. This new edition focuses on heavily used desktop …

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Patch management is not just IT’s responsibility, get your whole team on board

I have been on the road for a few weeks now and surprisingly the topic of discussion has predominantly been patch management. Why is patch such a prevalent topic? Patching …

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The pace of vulnerability disclosure shows no signs of slowing

Unless the pace of vulnerability disclosure slows down in the coming quarters, we are looking at yet another record-breaking year, according to Risk Based Security’s …

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Your Android phone says it’s fully patched, but is it really?

How do fully-maintained (i.e., patched) Android phones end up getting exploited? Searching for an answer to that question spurred security researchers to analyze thousands of …

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Security teams are under resourced, overwhelmed by attackers

A new report conducted by the Ponemon Institute uncovered security’s “patching paradox” – hiring more people does not equal better security. While security teams plan to hire …

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How to close the security update gap

Security patching is hard and patch fatigue is real. So what can be done to make the process more simple, less disruptive, and more likely to be performed in a timely manner? …

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Meltdown and Spectre will delay patching for most organizations

Complexity and challenges associated with the Spectre and Meltdown patches will result in companies delaying future patch rollouts, according to Barkly. 72% of organizations …

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Abandoned by Microsoft, Equation Editor gets “security-adopted” by micropatch pros

Last week, Microsoft did away with Equation Editor, a tool that has been part of Microsoft Office for over 17 years. The reason behind the move? A remote code execution …

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