Millions of Cisco devices, plus other enterprise and industrial ones, still affected by two vulnerabilities, says new report

Information and operational network administrators aren't doing a good job of patching their internet-connected devices against two vulnerabilites it discovered,...

December 15th, 2020 Howard Solomon

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Researchers warn hundreds of thousands of Microsoft Exchange servers remain unpatched

Thousands of administrators overseeing Microsoft Exchange Server apparently aren't in a hurry to install a major patch that was released...

October 1st, 2020 Howard Solomon

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Admins urged to patch Windows Server immediately to close vulnerability

IT administrators are being urged to prioritize installing a security patch for Windows Server that Microsoft issued in August to...

September 21st, 2020 Howard Solomon

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Communications muffled between infosec pros, management: Survey

Communications between all business levels is the heart of a successful organization. However, if a recent nine-country survey of  cyber...

February 13th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Set vulnerability priorities for effective patch management

This week I interviewed the CTO of Palo Alto Networks, who had some terse words about CISOs who aren't prioritizing...

December 17th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Patch management essentials

Patch management is one of the drudge jobs that CISOs have to assign their teams to do, but it is...

April 26th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Why are data breaches still an Issue?

I’m astonished that major data breach stories are still occurring and still generating unnerving headlines. How many of these instances...

November 28th, 2016 Yogi Schulz

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New Windows patch management process starts

Today Microsoft starts its new patching policy for certain versions of Windows desktop and server, promising a more consistent and simplified...

October 11th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Exploit kits now adopting recent Office vulnerabilities: Report

Cyber security trends can be hard to nail down because attacker strategies constantly evolve. But a new report from Sophos...

July 19th, 2016 Howard Solomon