Windows Updates Include .NET and MSXML Fixes

Today, Microsoft released six security bulletins that describe 11 vulnerabilities affecting Windows or components related to it, such as the .NET Framework and XML Core Services (MSXML). Each of these vulnerabilities affects different versions of Windows to varying degrees. One of the component vulnerabilities (MSXML) also affects other Microsoft products, including Office, SharePoint Server, and Microsoft Expression.

WatchGuard Security Week in Review: Episode 46 – IE 0day

If you are new to our blog, the WSWiR vlog is a weekly video podcast designed to keep busy IT admins up-to-date with the latest security news and events every week. I cover big breaches, zero day flaws, software updates, and many other security stories, and also share some practical defense tips along the way. If you want a quick recap of the week’s InfoSec news, give our show a try.

Ring in the New Year with Seven Microsoft Patches

If you, like me, are still basking in the afterglow of a relaxing holiday respite, the relentless re-introduction of Microsoft Patch Day may seem like a harsh reminder of some of the drudgery suffered by an InfoSec professional. Don’t get me wrong! Patching is one of the most effective ways of keeping your systems safe. Yet, its ceaseless nature can’t help but put me into a Sisyphean mood.

WatchGuard Security Week in Review: Episode 45 – OpWestboro

I guess that means my decision to prepare my weekly security news video rather than my apocalyptical fallout shelter wasn’t a tragic mistake. If you are in the mood for some information security (infosec) news on the last Mayan calendar day of the, well, er…ever…then you’ve come to the right place.

December Radio Free Security: 2013 Security Predictions

Radio Free Security (RFS) is a monthly audio podcast dedicated to spreading knowledge about network and information security, and to keeping busy IT administrators apprised of the latest security threats they face online. If you’re looking for the latest security news and best practice tips, this show is for you.

WatchGuard Security Week in Review: Episode 44 – Ar.Drone Virus

Despite the upcoming holiday season, information security (infosec) news hasn’t slowed, with plenty of interesting new infosec stories this week. If you want a quick recap of the highlights, check out our short video below.