Third Party Patch Roundup – June 2015

In keeping with the vacation mentality, this month has been a relatively slow one for patches from most vendors.

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Good, fast or cheap – the developer’s dilemma

You can have it good, you can have it fast, or you can have it cheap. If you’re lucky, you might even be able to have two out of three – but you can’t have them all.

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Everybody loves (and hates) security

For real estate professionals, the common mantra is location, location, location. For IT professionals, it’s security, security, security.

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June 2015 – Microsoft Patch Tuesday

This month, Microsoft did take pity on us and gave us a relatively light load; we only have eight updates to worry about and only two of them are rated critical

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50 Shades of Gray Mail

Even with both server-side spam filters and Outlook’s junk mail feature, I still get way too many email messages that I have to send directly to the Deleted Items folder.

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Third Party Patch Roundup – May 2015

On the update front this month, we’ve already dealt with 13 Microsoft patches and now we’ll take a look at what has been released by third party software vendors.

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Patch problems just keep on coming

Once again, in the wake of this month’s supersized patch release, we’re hearing from readers who have been experiencing problems after installing the updates.

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Is the pen becoming mightier than the keyboard?

The keyboard and its accompanying pointing device have been the input method for the vast majority of our interactions with computers, is that ever going to change?

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May 2015 – Microsoft Patch Tuesday

The past few months have been heavy on the security updates, from Microsoft and other vendors. This month is no exception with 13 security patches.

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No More Patch Tuesday?

Mention the second Tuesday of every month to any IT pro who is responsible for Windows computers, and one thing comes to mind: patches.

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