Coming to our sensors

One of the fastest-growing and seemingly unstoppable trends of this year seems to be that of device sensors that collect information of all kinds and use it to automate our lives.

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Third Party Patch Roundup – April 2016

Keeping your organization’s network safe is an ongoing challenge, and of course applying security updates in a timely manner is a big part of that. Here are April’s 3rd party patch updates featuring Adobe, Google, Mozilla and Linux.

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Is technological tyranny the latest trend in business?

The benefits of BYOD to users – convenience and control – are obvious. The benefit to the business’s budget is reduced capital expenditure but the disadvantages are now rearing their ugly heads.

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April 2016 – Microsoft Patch Tuesday

In April, we have three patches rated critical, with the rest classified as important. There’s an Adobe Flash update, the obligatory IE and Edge CUs, and the rest are for Windows, Office and .NET Framework.

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Third Party Patch roundup – March 2016

This March was a busy one for IT security professionals. Apple issued their largest number of patches for the year and Oracle put out an out-of-band fix for Java.

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When trends collide: anonymity vs identity

In the IT world, two diametrically opposed trends are both growing stronger at the same time, and the resultant conflict is going to be difficult – if not impossible – to resolve.

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Holding healthcare hostage: The state of security in the medical industry

One of the biggest stories in February was that of the ransomware attack on an LA hospital that reportedly had doctors and healthcare personnel locked out of patients’ records and unable to even communicate.

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March 2016 – Microsoft Patch Tuesday

Microsoft has its share of vulnerabilities this month and, not to be deterred by superstition, released 13 updates to address them.

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