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Block harmful websites or else…

When Internet access is completely unrestricted, bad things can happen with alarming frequency. Companies’ IT or security teams need to implement technical protections to block harmful websites, or employees can quickly find their workstations compromised by malware.

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Survey: Spam email disrupts two-thirds of businesses each year [Infographic]

58% of US organizations surveyed were affected by an employee clicking on a malicious email. More findings form a recent survey by GFI Software into spam email in the workplace here!

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Improving productivity with Internet monitoring software

In an ideal world you’d like to find an easy way to manage and monitor access to the Internet so that you are efficiently using bandwidth, maintaining productivity and keeping employees happy. It’s possible with Internet monitoring software. In this post we explain how.

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The top 24 facepalm moments in information security

With all the media attention focused on ShellShock, we thought it would be a good time to take a look back at some other web-shaking security events of the past. In chronological order, here are 24 facepalm moments in information security.

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To split or not to split? That is the question

Whenever a company wants to set up a VPN for its remote users, one of the major decision points that always comes up is whether or not to support split tunneling. In this post we define split tunneling and some related terms.

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Apple issues patch for BASH

Apple has now issued its own patch for OS X Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks. It’s called OS X bash Update 1.0 and it can be downloaded from the Apple web site. The update is also available for OS X Lion Server.

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Troubleshooting VPN client connectivity

To help troubleshoot VPN client connectivity, here are some pointers that may save you some time.

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Third-party patch and vulnerabilities roundup – September 2014

It’s been an interesting month on the patch and vulnerability front, starting from BASH, also known as Shellshock; going on to the release of iOS 8 and the resulting fiasco in which Apple released a fix that caused even bigger problems; and Adobe delaying the release of its patches. More here!

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Are you prepared for Microsoft Forefront’s EOL?

Microsoft Forefront will be discontinued. Instead, Microsoft has launched a new product line called Exchange Online Protection. Can existing Microsoft Forefront Protection customers simply migrate to the new Exchange Online Protection solution?

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Dangerous Bash Bug lurking in Linux and OS X

Some security experts are calling it “bigger than Heartbleed”. A newly discovered bug in the Bash shell can be exploited to run malicious code immediately after the shell is invoked in Linux and UNIX-based operating systems. Bash shell is one of the most-used utilities for Linux/UNIX.

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