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Discontinued Technology - Internet Explorer

These 6 Discontinued Technology Tools Pose Significant Risk

One constant about technology is its rapid rate of change. Tools that were once staples, like Internet Explorer and Adobe Flash, get old and are retired. New tools replace obsolete ones. Discontinued technology can leave computers and networks vulnerable to attacks of all kinds. You shouldn't use older, discontinued technology...
Security Patches for July 2022

Security Patches You Need to Make in July 2022

Patching Tuesday normally includes security patches from a lot of familiar names. And, that remains the case for July 2022, as Microsoft again leads the way with 84 patched vulnerabilities. The most dangerous of which produced a warning from the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA), while another update rolled...
April 2022 security patches

Security Patches You Need to Address in April 2022

Patching your systems with monthly updates is usually a mundane task.But, the severities of this month’s weaknesses aren’t exactly routine – especially if they’re actively exploited.While “April showers bring May flowers” might be a rhyme you’re tired of hearing, April’s patches and updates bring relief from the flaws of the...
Firewall - lock on documents

Is Your Firewall Creating a False Sense of (Cyber)Security?

Decades ago, strong IT security meant a strong firewall plus antivirus. Today however, while firewalls and endpoint protection remain basic requirements, they no longer provide sufficient security. Unfortunately, many time and budget-strapped organizations haven’t caught up to the reality of the times. Once an attacker penetrates your firewall or disguises...
log4j vulnerability

Log4j Vulnerability Affects Majority of Businesses

Sure, you probably expected the usual Microsoft updates, but who saw the Log4j vulnerability coming? The recently discovered Log4j flaw is like the gift that keeps on giving. Except instead of a gift, it’s a headache. And, instead of giving, it’s lingering. Already, three patches have been issued. Yes, three....