Apply Those Security Patches Today… And Prevent a Costly Security Breach

Sony has been in the news recently regarding a quarter of a million UK pound fine ($395K) levied by the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). This was because of a breach of the Data Protection Act that allowed millions of UK gamers’ details to be made available online, including names, addresses, email addresses, dates of […]

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Keeping Software Updated in a Multi-platform Environment

The typical system administrator in a small- to medium-sized business (SMB) has many time-consuming tasks to keep the network secure, guarantee 24*7 corporate email availability, allocate and configure new machines as new employees join and help the CEO with the latest gadget several times per month, amongst myriad other tasks. One popular CEO gadget is […]

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Addressing the Exponential Growth in Network Vulnerabilities

The two most common actions after companies had a security incident are patching of vulnerable software (62.3%) and the patching or remediation of vulnerable hardware or infrastructure (49.3%), according to the CSI Computer Crime and Security Survey. Would-be exploiters rely on the fact that there is a window of opportunity between the time the patch […]

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