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I want out of Windows patch hell

You’d think that when it made patches pretty much inescapable, Microsoft would have made darn sure those patches were problem-free. But you’d be wrong.

Written by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols06 Oct. 16 02:57

A nudge from ransomware

Our manager needs to get remote users’ PCs backed up without forcing them to connect to the network, which they rarely have to do these days to do their jobs.

Written by By Mathias Thurman05 Oct. 16 03:05

Trouble spotted on the network

No sophisticated SOC? You can still be pretty sure that you’re aware of anything potentially troublesome.

Written by By Mathias Thurman12 Sept. 16 21:00

Microsoft’s tin ear for privacy

The company keeps defending data-gathering features that some people don’t want instead of just making them optional.

Written by Preston Gralla08 Sept. 16 21:00

SaaS risks come into focus

Sometimes, security risks are hiding in plain sight.

Written by By Mathias Thurman02 Aug. 16 21:00

Ransomware protection -- what you may be missing

Given the success of ransomware, we need to look deeper for solutions beyond those mentioned most frequently. Here are are few of these solutions.

Written by Robert C. Covington26 July 16 01:45

Google quietly brings forgetting to the U.S.

Seeing all your Google activity in one place can be eye-opening, and having the ability to delete any of it carries some far-reaching implications.

Written by Evan Schuman13 July 16 21:00

Why cyber hygiene isn't enough

Organizations need to practice regular cyber hygiene for healthy outcomes. But they must also take steps to mitigate cyber risk—the most serious threats to our security.

Written by Bryan Ware23 June 16 01:13

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