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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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Data breaches getting worse, costing more

Data breaches put critical data at risk, are a serious invasion of privacy, and it costs a ton of money to clean up the damage.

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Cloud-connected brains, Google balloons fall, and Microsoft prices going up, up and away

This week we talk about Google balloons falling from the sky, Microsoft looking at price hikes of on-site solutions and one heartfelt plea from ReadWrite.com.

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Is PaaS the new cloud or a passé term?

Platform as a Service (PaaS) is one of the many important forms of the cloud these days, and perhaps it’s also the least understood.

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Eight of the worst habits users bring to work

When observing users do something silly at work with their computers, I used to ask them: “You wouldn’t do that to your own stuff at home, would you?”

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Shadow apps and unseen holes in your network you must plug

It’s not Microsoft’s patches or those from other well-known vendors you need to be worried about. It is the software you don’t know you have, which is the real worry.

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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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Yahoo and Facebook privacy woes, Google focuses on Photo Mart

Monday Tech News: This week we talk about privacy or what is left of it; a new photo service from Google that is free and there are no strings attached for once; and why the drop of PC sales doesn’t mean people are not using them.

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Hack Hall of Shame – May 2015

May has brought with it an increase in the number of attacks and many of these breaches, apart from being large in quantity are also large in quality.

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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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