Endpoint Security Management Blog

Microsoft Fixes 50 Vulnerabilities on Patch Tuesday, June 2021

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Keeping with its Patch Tuesday tradition, Microsoft has just released 50 security patches for a host of software products and services, including .NET Core and Visual Studio, Microsoft Office, Windows Defender, Windows Codecs Library, 3D Viewer, and Windows HTML Platform. Today’s release included patches for RCE, Elevation of Privilege, DoS, Spoofing, Information Disclosure, and Security Feature Bypass vulnerabilities. Continue reading “Microsoft Fixes 50 Vulnerabilities on Patch Tuesday, June 2021”

Patch Tuesday, May 2021 Review

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Today, the second Tuesday of May, is Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday. This month’s patch release includes fixes for 55 CVEs – 50 classified as Important, one moderate, and four marked as critical. Microsoft also patched three zero-day vulnerabilities that were publicly disclosed but not yet exploited at the time of this release. The 55 fixes touch on various Microsoft products and services, including Exchange Server, Skype for Business, Visual Studio, MS Office, .NET Core, SharePoint Server, and Hyper-V. Continue reading “Patch Tuesday, May 2021 Review”

Microsoft Patch Tuesday: March 2021 Update Review

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday started early this month with an out-of-band patch release on March 2. This week’s batch fixes a total of 89 CVEs; among these are the seven out-of-band fixes from last week, ten ‘critical’ fixes, and 72 marked as ‘important.’ Two of the patches address separate zero-day vulnerabilities, one of which had already been exploited in the wild. This month’s patches cover a wide range of Microsoft products and services, including Azure, Office products, and Windows internet browsers. Continue reading “Microsoft Patch Tuesday: March 2021 Update Review”

Moving Away from WSUS Patch Management in Remote Working Environments

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The corporate world has been through big changes over recent years, with cloud deployments and remote working emerging as the new normal in many industry sectors. How people communicate, collaborate, and create value is changing before our eyes, with existing technology solutions not always relevant to business interests. Windows Server Update Services (WSUS Patch Management) is an example of a legacy solution that continues to be eclipsed by more advanced and efficient services. Continue reading “Moving Away from WSUS Patch Management in Remote Working Environments”

Microsoft Fixes 56 Security Bugs in February’s Patch Tuesday

Microsoft Fixes 56 Security Bugs in February’s Patch Tuesday

Microsoft just rolled out its monthly patches and updates in what has now become known as Microsoft Patch Tuesday. On February 9, Microsoft released fixes for 56 security flaws, including a zero-day vulnerability that had already been exploited in the wild. Continue reading “Microsoft Fixes 56 Security Bugs in February’s Patch Tuesday”

Cloud Remote Monitoring and Management Platforms — Definitions and Benefits for MSPs

Cloud Remote Monitoring and Management Platforms — Definitions and Benefits for MSPs

A cloud-based RMM (remote monitoring and management) platform is the key that unlocks a wealth of different benefits for IT teams and the businesses they serve. Whether deploying an RMM solution within your internal IT department, or MSP, the capabilities this solution will achieve could be revolutionary for your IT management.

But what exactly is an RMM platform, and what are these advantages? What should you look out for as you select the right workstation management software for your needs? Continue reading “Cloud Remote Monitoring and Management Platforms — Definitions and Benefits for MSPs”

Tackling Microsoft Defender Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Microsoft Defender Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

On January 12, Microsoft rolled out its monthly set of security updates. The security patches bundle included fixes for 83 vulnerabilities on Windows operating system, enterprise servers, development tools, and various cloud products and services. Continue reading “Tackling Microsoft Defender Remote Code Execution Vulnerability”

How Can Organizations Use Cloud Security for Cybersecurity and Data Protection

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Organizations today are migrating to and utilizing cloud services in ever-growing numbers. While businesses may not have fully moved to the cloud, many adopt hybrid infrastructures and services spanning both on-premises and cloud resources. Continue reading “How Can Organizations Use Cloud Security for Cybersecurity and Data Protection”

Why Should Organizations Prioritize Remote Patch Management

Why Organizations Should Prioritize Remote Patch Management?

There are many pain points for your organization’s IT department during the pandemic with the shift to a remote workforce. These may include hassles supporting working-from-home employees, particularly maintaining the software updates to protect corporate endpoints from vulnerabilities. One of the essential activities for preventing security breaches still is security patching.   Continue reading “Why Should Organizations Prioritize Remote Patch Management”









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