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Microsoft’s monster update might mean it’s time to rethink your patching strategy

Microsoft is releasing sixteen security bulletins that will address numerous vulnerabilities – but of course that’s only the tip of the patching iceberg.

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November Advance Notification: A plethora of patches on the way

November brings us a total of 16 patches from Microsoft. The somewhat good news is that only five of them are rated as critical, with four of those being remote code execution vulnerabilities and the fifth addressing an elevation of privilege issue.

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Seven reasons why online faxing is good for healthcare providers

Online faxing is growing in popularity among healthcare providers as more and more doctors’ offices, hospitals and labs start to see just how easy it is to integrate, and how much time, effort and money it saves them.

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Security 101 – Encryption terminology

One of the first things that comes to mind when talking about security is encryption. Encryption can be used to provide confidentiality and integrity, which are two of the three main tenets behind security. To be sure that you are familiar with the concepts we will be covering in upcoming articles, here is a primer on encryption terminology.

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IT Confidential: A Day in the Life

As cloud computing slowly but persistently permeates all of IT, what will a day in the life of the IT pro of tomorrow be like?

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Happy Halloween from the GFI team!

As in previous years, our colleagues in various offices let their creativity and imagination go wild and they came up with some really cool and scary costumes for Halloween.

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Trick or treat – the 21 scariest things on your network

With Halloween just around the corner, are you prepared for tricks, or hoping only for treats. There’s an entire host of evil out there. How many of these ghastly things might be found on your network?

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Controlling Internet access at the application layer

You want to permit your users to access the web and all the good it has to offer, but you need to protect your users, your business, and your customers from all the bad. What do you do?

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Third party patch and vulnerability roundup: October 2014

Here we go again – another end-of-month has rolled around and it’s time to check out the security updates, other than those issued by Microsoft on Patch Tuesday, that have hit the streets since last we met here.

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It’s Fiesta time! (And that’s not a good thing)

If you’ve neglected to apply the October patches released by Adobe for their Flash Player, attackers might be partying down with your computers.

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