Patch warning: Exploit kit already takes advantage of Flash vulnerability

When it comes to patching software, Adobe Flash fixes may not be highest in priority for some organizations. Not for...

June 29th, 2015 Howard Solomon

data security,privacy,security

Think before you patch, says expert

The second Tuesday of every month Microsoft issues a series of patches for its software. Organizations pay particular attention to...

January 26th, 2015 Howard Solomon

Most firms don’t have ‘mature’ patch management: Survey

IT security professionals have said for years one of the biggest vulnerabilities in organizations are systems that don't have the...

December 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Fiberlink offers cloud-based patch management

Fiberlink offers cloud-based patch management

Fiberlink Communications thinks it can cut patch management costs for IT departments with a new cloud-based service. The MaaS360 Patch...

June 22nd, 2010 Nancy Gohring

Automated Net tools come to the rescue

Automated Net tools come to the rescue

One of the fundamental challenges facing network professionals is balancing ongoing responsibilities with reacting to daily events. Many spend the...

May 29th, 2007 Jeff Kaplan

Symantec offers client management suite

Symantec offers client management suite

Symantec Corp. has announced a single suite of IT lifecycle management tools that can be rolled out to mid- and...

May 2nd, 2005 Tom Venetis

Into the brier patch

Into the brier patch

The list of all-too-familiar names - Nachi, Klez, Lovsan, SoBig, BugBear, Swen, Blaster and Yaha - represents only a sampling...

January 22nd, 2004 John Fontana

Users ponder default automated patching

Users ponder default automated patching

In light of the recent Blaster, Slammer and Sobig worm attacks, Microsoft Corp. last month announced it will add automatic...

September 19th, 2003 Patricia Pickett

MS security czar critiques efforts

MS security czar critiques efforts

Listeners praised Microsoft Corp.'s recent efforts to improve product security and patch management after hearing them described in detail by...

February 24th, 2003 Mark Hall