Data is the New Oil, Driving Data Center Growth, Opportunity and Efficiency

Credit to Author: Mark Bidinger| Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:00:23 +0000

At the recent Schneider Electric International Colo Club meeting in London I had an interesting conversation with one of our customers who noted that we’re raising a generation of kids… Read more »

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Patching meltdown: Windows fixes, sloppy .NET, warnings about Word and Outlook

Credit to Author: Woody Leonhard| Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2018 09:28:00 -0800

On the heels of the Jan. 17 release of 14 Windows and .NET patches, we now have a huge crop of new patches, revised older patches, warnings about bugs, and a bewildered ecosystem of Microsoft customers who can’t figure out what in the blue blazes is going on.

Let’s step through the, uh, offerings on Jan. 18.

Windows 10 patches

Win10 Fall Creators Update version 1709 — Cumulative update KB 4073291 brings the Meltdown/Spectre patches to 32-bit machines. What, you thought 32-bit machines already had Meltdown/Spectre patches? Silly mortal. Microsoft’s Security Advisory ADV180002 has the dirty details in the fine print, point 7:

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Cybersecurity New Year’s resolutions, you say? Why not.

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:00:00 +0000

It’s no surprise that our resolutions are usually about health, finances, relationships, and self-improvement. As all of us live digital lives, too, why not think up cybersecurity New Year’s resolution that concern our online health and safety?

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TippingPoint Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Coverage – Week of January 15, 2018

Credit to Author: Elisa Lippincott (TippingPoint Global Product Marketing)| Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:36:46 +0000

It’s been just over 14 years since I almost left this crazy world due to a bad car accident. I have a number of scars and daily pains that serve as reminders of that day. While some may think scars and pain are a burden and a nuisance, I think of them as reminders of…

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This Week in Security News: Hackers and Ransoms

Credit to Author: Jon Clay| Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:00:24 +0000

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, we saw discussion on the ransomware attacks plaguing institutions in the New Year, and emerging malware targeting Meltdown/Spectre patches. Read on to learn more.     SAMSAM…

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