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Google’s “Zero Tolerance” policy exposes Windows 8.1 vulnerability

Google created big headlines last week when, as part of their Project Zero, they published a public disclosure of an elevation of privilege vulnerability that they discovered in ahcache.sys/NtApphelpCacheControl in Windows 8.1.

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Closing loopholes in web filtering solutions

Combining web filtering with endpoint security makes sense for any company looking to deploy a layered defense and ensure that they are protecting their users, their customers and their corporate resources as thoroughly as they can.

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What comes next? Technology predictions for 2015

We in the tech industry are especially prone to getting out our crystal balls (the fancy new ones with the high powered embedded processors and the OLED displays) and taking a peek at what magical and revolutionary gadgets and technologies these 12 months might bring.

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Security threats to watch out for in 2015

According to the Identity Theft Resource Center’s 2014 Data Breach Category Summary, as of November 25 there had been a total of 81,443,910 records reported exposed by security breaches. What types of threats should IT security professionals expect to deal with in the new year?

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The exam nearly every employee will fail

We put together 10 easy questions and the answers we suspect most users would give – to the horror of the any sysadmin tasked with correcting the papers.

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21 New Year’s resolutions for every sysadmin

As 2014 comes to a close, many people start to think about their resolutions for the New Year. We’ve compiled this list of resolutions every sysadmin should make, and keep.

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Third-party Patch roundup – December 2014

Here are the third-party patches for December, 2014. Meanwhile, here’s wishing all of you happy holidays spent enjoying time with family and friends and not having to deal with vulnerabilities or patches for a few days.

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The 12 technologies for the holidays

If you’re looking to spend the last big of this year’s budget, you would be doing yourself (and the company) a huge favor by investing in one of the 12 technologies listed below.

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2014 – The technology year in review

As 2014 draws to a close, we wanted to take a look back at the top 26 news stories, developments, and trends in technology for the year.

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Patch management could save you big bucks… and a fine

We all know that patching is something we should do. Some of us even consider it something we must do. But I don’t think any of us consider how much it could cost us if we didn’t, so take heed of the following object lesson. Anchorage Community Mental Health Services (ACMHS) was fined US $150,000 […]

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