WatchGuard Security Week in Review: Episode 56 – ICS Honeypot

Currently, I’m attending a security expo in Helsinki, Finland, so I had to produce this week’s episode quickly, while on the road. Nonetheless, it’s still been a busy security week so far, and there’s a lot of InfoSec news to cover

WatchGuard Security Week in Review: Episode 55 – SSL/TLS Weakness

If you’re anything like the average IT professional, you’re probably too busy putting out proverbial IT helpdesk fires, and installing new business IT solutions to spend much time each week staying on top of the latest security news and threats. That’s where we come in! For a quick recap of the biggest information and network security news from the week, check out the YouTube video below.

WatchGuard Announces Fireware XTM and WSM 11.7.2 with Support for New Wireless Access Point Products

WatchGuard is pleased to announce the release of Fireware XTM v11.7.2 and WatchGuard System Manager v11.7.2, which includes support for the new WatchGuard AP family of wireless access points. Using the latest generation of wireless hardware, the WatchGuard AP extends best in class UTM security to your wireless network and provides seamless roaming for up to 16 SSIDs.

Silverlight and Windows Kernel-Mode Driver Patches

Today, Microsoft released two security bulletins that describe four vulnerabilities in Windows and the Silverlight component, which is commonly installed with it. A remote attacker could exploit the worst of these flaws to potentially gain complete control of your Windows PC. We recommend you download, test, and deploy these updates – especially the critical one – as quickly as possible.

Four Office-related Updates Fix Productivity Software Vulnerabilities

Today, Microsoft released four security bulletins describing vulnerabilities in some of their Office-related productivity packages, including Visio Viewer, SharePoint, OneNote, and Outlook for Mac. We summarize the four security bulletins below, in order of severity: