Security


Building a Culture of Security: You Still Allow E-Mail Attachments?

When it comes to enterprise security, you're not paranoid -- everyone is out to get you.

Top Windows XP Antivirus Software Tested -- And They Still Work

The test sent many security software offerings through a gauntlet to measure protection, useability and performance. Three received a perfect score of 30.

Critical Active Directory Design Flaw Could Compromise User Passwords

Microsoft is downplaying the disclosure and has offered multiple ways IT can avoid attack.

Oracle's Quarterly Patch Targets 113 Vulnerabilities

Oracle released its quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU) on Tuesday with 113 security flaw fixes for multiple Oracle products, including 20 for Java Standard Edition (Java SE).

InstallShield and Dell Encryption Crashes Connected to July Security Patch

While the InstallShield flaw currently has a limited workaround, there's no word on whether the Dell problem is further being investigated by Microsoft.

Microsoft Issues Advisory To Block Spoofed Google and Yahoo SSL Certs

The update will prevent the spoofed certificates from being used in man-in-the-middle attacks.

Glenn Greenwald: 'Significant' Government Surveillance Change Coming

The lawyer and journalist responsible for providing many of the details on government surveillance from Edward Snowden conducted an online Q&A on Wednesday.

Microsoft's July Patch Includes IE, Windows Journal Fixes

Microsoft's monthly security update comes with fixes for 29 flaws and includes three updated security advisories.

The Quest for a Culture of Security

Target. Equifax. Michaels. Heartbleed. IT security breaches and exploits just keep rolling in and for most companies, it hasn't made a bit of difference.

UPDATE: Microsoft Ending E-Mail Security Notifications on July 1

Microsoft issued a notice today that it plans to no longer deliver its security alerts via e-mail, starting on July 1.

Microsoft Issues an Update to Windows Update

Microsoft this week issued an update to its Windows Update/Microsoft Update client that aims to strengthen security for certain Windows users.

Microsoft Changes IE 11 Password Handling on Windows 8.1

Microsoft changed how Internet Explorer 11 handles password information on forms with the aim of giving users more control.

Microsoft Previews Security Threat Info Cloud Exchange Platform

The new cloud-based platform looks to streamline threat information to make it easier for users and machines to access and read.

Cloud Providers, Vendors Stepping Up Encryption

The most recent high-profile offering comes from HP with its split-key cloud security suite.

Microsoft Releases Preview of Azure AD Application Proxy Service

Microsoft this week released a preview version of its Azure Active Directory Application Proxy service.

59 IE Flaw Fixes Included in Microsoft's June Security Update

Plus: Microsoft warns of the importance of keeping Java patched.

New OpenSSL Encryption Flaw Found, Fix Now Available

The vulnerability has been discovered out of the wake of the Heartbleed bug disclosure.

Google Kicks Off E-Mail Encryption Security Efforts

Google this week outlined a few efforts that may help to ensure greater e-mail security via its Gmail service.

Microsoft's New Security Bulletin Tool Aims To Streamline Updates

The new service allows for custom security bulletin reports based off of users' needs.

Registry Hack Allows for Continued Windows XP Security Support

The workaround allows desktop users to push through Windows Embedded updates to their Windows XP machines.

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