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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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Ransomware reloaded: How to keep your company safe

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, and there are many things that business can do to prevent falling victim to malware such as ransomware.

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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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Hold off on upgrading to .NET Framework 4.6.1

Patching – it’s probably the single most important piece of work sysadmins must regularly perform but in the case of .NET Framework 4.6.1 it’s better not to patch.

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Hack Hall of Shame – February 2016

Maybe it was a fluke of the extra leap day or maybe it’s just the calm before the storm, but February was a relatively quiet month in terms of hacks and cyber-attacks.

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DROWNing in OpenSSL vulnerabilities

Another OpenSSL exploit is rearing its ugly head. This one is called DROWN and it affects web servers that rely on SSLv2 to secure HTTP communications.

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Third Party Patch Roundup – February 2016

February is the shortest month of the year, so by all rights it should have the fewest vulnerabilities patched, right?

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The Learning Machine

Let’s delve deeper into the world of neural networks and AML and examine some predictions from real people regarding just how far computers are capable of going.

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