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The Air France-KLM data breach

The Air France-KLM data breach

According to Air France-KLM, details including customers’ names, email addresses, phone numbers, account numbers, and mileage balances might have been exposed.

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Patch Tuesday January 2023

Patch Tuesday January 2023

In this issue: January 2023 Patch Tuesday updates and vulnerabilities patched by other vendors, including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Citrix, Linux, WordPress, Foxit Reader, and VMware.

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How to Create a Patch Management Policy

How to Create a Patch Management Policy

The first step in ensuring effective and reliable application of updates is to develop a solid patch management policy that spells out all the processes involved, along with all the participants and their responsibilities.
This article lays out the essential components for an effective policy and provides examples of how they should be written.

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Patch Management Crisis? How to Get Over It.

Patch Management Crisis? How to Get Over It.

If your company’s patch management process has been halted, where do you start to resolve the problem? How do you get the software upgrade process back to an optimal level after years of issues? Here is a detailed plan.

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6-Step Patch Management Process

6-Step Patch Management Process

Patch management is often a complicated process because many organizations use proprietary software. The lack of enough staff members and strict legal requirements also negatively impact patch management. As a result, organizations need a multi-staged approach to streamline their server patch management process. Here is a six-step patching policy template that you should know.

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August 2022 Vulnerability Digest from Action1

August 2022 Vulnerability Digest from Action1

Each month, we review the most serious vulnerabilities in popular Windows software for which patches were released during the past month, including those from Patch Tuesday.
In this issue, you will learn about patches for vulnerabilities from Microsoft, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Foxit PDF Reader, Java, Adobe, VMware.

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What Is The Most Common Threat To Information Security In an Organization?

What Is The Most Common Threat To Information Security In an Organization?

As the business world grows ever more reliant on data and technology, the risk profile for many organizations continues to expand. Cybersecurity is by far the most disconcerting and widespread concern of the many different types of security risks to organizations. The Allianz Risk Barometer ranks cyber incidents (cyberattacks, IT outages, data breaches, etc.) as the number one business risk in 2022. For perspective, cyber threats are up there with business interruptions, natural catastrophes, pandemic outbreaks, and climate change.

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The 10 Most Common Types of Malware

The 10 Most Common Types of Malware

Malware infections are a dangerous form of cyberattack. The problem is that malware comes in different shapes and sizes, making it hard to pin them down, learn their malice, and prevent infections. This article looks and the different types of malware—what they are and how they work. We’ll also cover tips for protecting digital assets from malicious software.

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Overview of RMM and PSA Tools for Managed Services Providers

Overview of RMM and PSA Tools for Managed Services Providers

RMM vs. PSA, which is better? Well, this is a bit more complicated than a “versus” situation. RMM and PSA software applications are not technically interchangeable—each serves a different purpose from the other. Choosing between the two comes down to what your business needs. Many MSPs actually deploy and run both RMM and PSA tools simultaneously.

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