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Security Experts React to Heartbleed

Security Experts React to Heartbleed

Experts from 3 key areas of IT security have commented below on the Heartbleed security flaw. Please feel free to attribute the comments in any stories or blog posts, and let me know if you have specific questions for any/all of them, and or if you’d like to speak by phone: Password/privileged identity management expert [...]

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April 2014 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

April 2014 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

Microsoft has announced this month’s Patch Tuesday release.  There are 4 total patches expected to be released on Tuesday, April 8th. With this Patch Tuesday we also say farewell to Windows XP and Office 2003 support.  Microsoft has reached the End of Life for these two products.  All in all a seemingly light April for Microsoft [...]

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2014 Business Phone Systems Comparison Guide

2014 Business Phone Systems Comparison Guide

There’s a lot of information out there on business phone systems. How do you cut through the noise and narrow down your list of potential solutions? Our just-updated 2014 Business Phone Systems Comparison Guide delivers the latest data on features, pricing and other considerations in an easily filtered Excel format. Get updated product data for [...]

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Voltage Security Comments on Gmail Encryption, Microsoft Email Policy

Voltage Security Comments on Gmail Encryption, Microsoft Email Policy

Brendan Rizzo, technical director with Voltage Security, today commented on the news of Google’s Gmail encryption: “Google has always provided the option for encrypting the link to their webmail service, but this announcement has now completed the evolution from being an option only enabled by the security conscious, to one that will protect the end user [...]

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How Some of My Current Interests in ICT and Power Industry Relate to Each Other

How Some of My Current Interests in ICT and Power Industry Relate to Each Other

I have not blogged for a while but want to resume my writing. There are a lot of subjects I would like to write about: cloud computing, cloud computing impacts on data centers, the Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data/Analytics, Green IT, and ICT applications to the power industry. These subjects are related to each [...]

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March 2014 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

March 2014 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

Microsoft has announced this month’s Patch Tuesday release.  There are 5 total patches expected to be released on Tuesday, March 11th. Here is the breakdown for this month: Security Bulletins: Two bulletins are rated as Critical. Three bulletins are rated as Important. Vulnerability Impact: Two bulletins address vulnerabilities that could allow Remote Code Execution. One bulletin [...]

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February 2014 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

February 2014 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

Microsoft has announced this month’s Patch Tuesday release.  There are 5 total patches expected to be released on Tuesday, February 11th. Here is the breakdown for this month: Security Bulletins: Two bulletins are rated as Critical. Three bulletins are rated as Important. Vulnerability Impact: Two bulletins address vulnerabilities that could allow Remote Code Execution. One bulletin [...]

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Voltage Security Comments on Data Breaches, EMV Payments Standard

Voltage Security Comments on Data Breaches, EMV Payments Standard

In light of additional retail breach news from Michaels Stores this weekend, Mark Bower, VP of Product Management at Voltage Security (www.voltage.com) issued the following commentary today regarding the EMV (Europay, MasterCard, Visa) payment standard: “EMV focuses on mitigating the 1990’s risk of card cloning and credit card transaction replay in brick-and-mortar transactions by adding [...]

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Voltage Security Expert Comments on Neiman, Target Breaches

Voltage Security Expert Comments on Neiman, Target Breaches

In light of the ongoing news of retail breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus, cybersecurity expert Mark Bower, VP at Voltage Security, issued the following comments.  Feel free to quote Mark, or let me know if you’d like to talk or have specific questions for him. “Yet again, the attackers have gained access to  sensitive [...]

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January 2014 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

January 2014 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

Microsoft has announced this month’s Patch Tuesday release.  There are 4 total patches – 0 Critical and 4 Important – expected to be released on Tuesday, January 14th. Here is the breakdown for this month: Security Bulletins: ZERO! bulletins are rated as Critical. Yay! Four bulletins are rated as Important. Vulnerability Impact: One bulletin addresses a vulnerability [...]

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