While much of the world turns its attention to this week’s royal wedding of Will and Kate, I’m still cleaning up the royal mess following the largest Patch Tuesday we’ve had.
PowerPoint 2003 finally is fixed, but headaches remain for .Net and other updates.
If you’re looking for a data-protection silver bullet, you won’t find it here — it doesn’t exist.
Protecting your business information is a multilayered process that combines technology, human awareness, and regular reviews of your policies and practices.
Sure, you’ve put in all the right data-security tools at your office, but how about when you or your employees are outside the firewall?
Keeping your business data safe while working outside the office requires extra vigilance; here are some tips that will help.
It seems like every other month is an especially large Patch Tuesday, but this week’s is the largest we’ve ever had.
The flood of patches — including fixes for Internet Explorer — leaves no room for the update chart in the newsletter; you’ll find it in the Windows Secrets Lounge via the link at the bottom of this story.
Common sense prevents us from leaving our wallets or purses out where anyone could pilfer them, yet we’re not so careful when sending sensitive information by e-mail or other digital methods.
Keeping your important personal data and documents secure when they’re on the move requires a few extra — but necessary — steps if you want to protect your finances.
Reports from the small-business community describe severe installation problems with Windows 7 Service Pack 1.
With no compelling reason to install SP1, this update remains on hold.
March’s Patch Tuesday proved light on fixing vulnerabilities. That could be either good news or bad.
It does give us time to review past patches that gave some of us headaches — and others that need further testing. You’ll find a new summary chart at the bottom of this column.
Windows 7 Service Pack 1 is out. But does that mean you need to install it?
For those who just bought a brand-new PC, install it. For those who are running an existing Windows 7? You’ll need it, just not for several months.
Typically, the release of a first service pack marks an operating system’s coming of age.
But Windows 7 has proven a mature product from its first release — and doesn’t absolutely need this not-so-major update.
Internet Explorer brings us a digital Valentine in the form of a security update.
Install it on all the PCs you love. An unusual nonsecurity patch might mean we can kiss off malware that automatically runs on flash drives, too.