Author Archives: Susan Bradley

Susan Bradley

About Susan Bradley

Susan Bradley is a Small Business Server and Security MVP, a title awarded by Microsoft to independent experts who do not work for the company. She's also a partner in a California CPA firm.

What ‘Shellshock’ means to you and me

A Linux/Unix-based vulnerability, Shellshock, has an impact that reaches far beyond one operating system. As with Heartbleed, Windows users can’t ignore this threat. But the most difficult aspect of this outbreak is determining which devices are actually vulnerable.

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Enhance Windows’ online security with EMET 5

Microsoft recently updated its Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit, a free application that can protect you from dangerous zero-day attacks. Here’s a review of what EMET does — and why and when Windows users should run it on business and personal systems.

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Revisiting the WS Security Baseline: Part 1

Regular readers know that Windows Secrets discusses the importance of PC and Internet security almost every week. But it seems many Windows users never get the message. Here are tips for safe computing in the year 2014. Pass them along.

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