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Inter-dependent Networks Stress Test

Inter-dependent Networks Stress Test

A new study relies on a complex systems modelling approach to analyse inter-dependent networks and improve their reliability in the event of failure Energy production systems are good examples of complex systems. Their infrastructure equipment requires ancillary sub-systems structured like a network—including water for cooling, transport to supply fuel, and ICT systems for control and [...]

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August 2014 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

August 2014 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

We have a big Patch Tuesday this month.  Microsoft started by releasing 8 updates and slipped in a later 9th later in the week last week.  That is just the beginning.  As of this morning we have updates from Opera, Picasa, Adobe Acrobat, Reader, Flash 13 and 14, and AIR, with likely appearances by Chrome [...]

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July 2014 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

July 2014 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

Microsoft has announced this month’s Patch Tuesday release.  It looks pretty clean at first glance.  IE with a lot of OS patches and likely nothing all that complex.  The one thing to watch for will be the possibilities of more dependencies.  For those running Windows 8.1 or Server 2012 R2, make sure you are prioritizing Update [...]

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June 2014 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

June 2014 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

Microsoft has announced this month’s Patch Tuesday release.  There are 7 total patches expected to be released on Tuesday, June 10th. Here is the breakdown for this month: Security Bulletins: 2 bulletins are rated as Critical. 5 bulletins are rated as Important. Vulnerability Impact: 3 bulletins address vulnerabilities that could allow Remote Code Execution. 2 bulletins [...]

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May 2014 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

May 2014 Patch Tuesday Advanced Notification

Microsoft has announced this month’s Patch Tuesday release.  There are 8 total patches expected to be released on Tuesday, May 13th. Here is the breakdown for this month: Security Bulletins: 2 bulletins are rated as Critical. 6 bulletins are rated as Important. Vulnerability Impact: 3 bulletins address vulnerabilities that could allow Remote Code Execution. 3 bulletins [...]

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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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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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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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