1411, 2018

When Microsoft stops supporting Windows

By |November 14, 2018|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Microsoft only supports each version of Window for a certain period and the end of its support for a software product can be a significant challenge for businesses. Currently, Windows 7 is on "extended support" until January 14, 2020. What does it mean when Microsoft terminates support of your Windows [...]

1408, 2018

Virtualization security risks & management

By |August 14, 2018|Categories: Virtualization|Tags: , , , , , , , |

While virtualization security is often viewed as an afterthought, it is nevertheless important. Like all technology, securing your virtualized infrastructure is vital to your business’s success. Let's take a look at some of the security risks posed by virtualization and how you can manage them. Security risks of virtualization Complex [...]

503, 2018

Top 3 ways to prevent Spectre and Meltdown

By |March 5, 2018|Categories: Healthcare|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Data security is critical to the healthcare industry. Hospitals and clinics need to ensure medical records are protected at all times to stay HIPAA-compliant. But with Spectre and Meltdown affecting every server, all healthcare providers are at risk of data breach. Why is Spectre and Meltdown a big problem for [...]

2501, 2018

New Windows update for PC vulnerabilities

By |January 25, 2018|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , , , , |

Two newly discovered Windows vulnerabilities, known as Meltdown and Spectre, make it possible for hackers to steal all sorts of confidential information. To resolve this issue, Microsoft has released an update. Continue reading to stay protected. Issues with Microsoft’s Spectre and Meltdown patches After the January 3rd announcement of unprecedented [...]

3108, 2017

Critical Windows security updates from Microsoft

By |August 31, 2017|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , , |

Earlier this month, Microsoft released a patch that includes several security enhancements and addresses 48 vulnerabilities for all supported versions of Windows. If you’re not in the habit of installing security patches when they come out, now’s a good time to start. Let's take a look at August’s updates and [...]

1105, 2017

Predictability coming to Windows 10 updates

By |May 11, 2017|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , , , , |

Updates to the Windows operating system have a controversial reputation. On the one hand, Microsoft issues them frequently to combat cybersecurity risks and introduce new features. On the other hand, the update frequency and requirements leave some users feeling like it's impossible to keep up. The most recent announcement from [...]

2702, 2017

Vulnerabilities on WordPress websites

By |February 27, 2017|Categories: Web & Cloud|Tags: , , , , , , , |

“Easy-to-use,” “SEO-friendly,” “open-source,” and “customizable.” These are some of the words that best describe WordPress, currently the most popular Content Management Solutions (CMS) platform. With thousands of websites affected in a recently launched series of attacks, “easy to target,” “hackers’ favorite,” and “prone to attacks” could soon be used to [...]

2710, 2016

Windows 10 flaws patched

By |October 27, 2016|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , , |

As a new and gigantic improvement on versions 7, 8 and 8.1, Windows 10 bears a significant burden in regards to security. Despite being regarded as one of the best Windows operating systems supported, it suffers from imperfections, just like every other piece of software on the market. But with [...]

809, 2016

VMware releases security patches

By |September 8, 2016|Categories: Virtualization|Tags: , , , , , |

Sometimes technology solutions seem safer merely because they’re not widespread enough to be a lucrative target. Although increasingly popular, virtualization’s resilient protection protocols and low adoption rates tend to offset the cost vs. benefit considerations of creating an exploit. Or at least, that was the case. Late last month VMware [...]

507, 2016

WordPress 4.5.3 fixes several security bugs

By |July 5, 2016|Categories: Security|Tags: , , , , , , , |

WordPress is one of the most popular and reliable content management systems on the market, and for this reason it is also one of the most frequently targeted platform for hackers. Websites that are running older versions of WordPress are often vulnerable to security breaches and data leaks. Seeking to [...]

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