Security

What Amazon Web Services security certification is doing for government

https://www.zdnet.com/article/what-amazon-web-services-security-certification-is-doing-for-government/

2 days ago

The Australian government is now getting its hands on new technologies to improve citizen experiences.

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Box adds native security controls to content management

https://www.zdnet.com/article/box-adds-native-security-controls-to-content-management/

3 days ago

With Box Shield, customers get machine learning-powered threat detection, as well as the ability to set classification-based security policies.

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VLC Media Player 3.0.8 is a security update

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/19/vlc-media-player-3-0-8-is-a-security-update/

5 days ago

VideoLAN, the organization behind one of the most popular media players VLC Media Player, released VLC Media Player 3.0.8 today. VLC Media Player 3.0.8 is a security update that patches a total […]

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Yorkshire public sector procurement body YPO opens £400m framework for data centres, cloud hosting and security

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/16/yorkshire_public_sector_procurement_body_ypo_opens_400m_framework/

a week ago

But how much will go to AWS?

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Mind your MANRS: Internet Society names and shames network operators that bungle their routing security

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/14/internet_society_manrs_stats/

a week ago

Peer-to-peer networks meet peer pressure

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates August 2019 overview

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/13/microsoft-windows-security-updates-august-2019-overview/

2 weeks ago

Today is the August 2019 Patch Day over at Microsoft. The company released security and non-security updates for all supported versions of Microsoft Windows and other company products today. We publish detailed […]

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SELECT code_execution FROM * USING SQLite: Eggheads lift the lid on DB security hijinks

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/10/memory_corruption_sqlite/

2 weeks ago

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For Windows Server 2008 Stragglers, Microsoft Dangles Extended Security Updates

https://redmondmag.com/blogs/scott-bekker/2019/08/windows-server-2008-stragglers-esu.aspx

2 weeks ago

To entice businesses still using Windows Server 2008 into migrating to its cloud, Microsoft is offering a big carrot: Extended Security Updates (ESU) plans at no cost. 08/08/2019

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Kubernetes reports the results of its open-source security audit

https://www.zdnet.com/article/kubernetes-reports-the-results-of-its-open-source-security-audit/

2 weeks ago

All programs need security audits, but the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) took a new open-source approach and revealed all to its users.

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Windows 10 security: Microsoft dismissed RDP flaw until it saw Hyper-V was affected

https://www.zdnet.com/article/windows-10-security-microsoft-dismissed-rdp-flaw-until-it-saw-hyper-v-was-affected/

2 weeks ago

Microsoft details a nasty and apparently completely unexpected side-effect of using RDP in its Hyper-V virtualization software.

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Cloud computing's no PICNIC*: Yep, biggest security risks down to customer, not provider

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/06/the_biggest_security_risks_in_cloud_computing_are_in_the_enterprise_not_in_the_cloud/

3 weeks ago

*Problem In Chair Not In Computer, says report

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HostGator web hosting review: Good performance, bad security, upsells everywhere

https://www.zdnet.com/article/hostgator-web-hosting-review-good-support-and-performance-horrible-security-and-upsells-everywhere/

3 weeks ago

If you want to set up a simple website as an online brochure, HostGator should be fine. But if you want users to login or pay for something through your site, do not use this hosting provider's base plan.

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LibreOffice handlers defend suite's security after 'unfortunately partial' patch

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/02/document_foundation_libreoffice_security/

3 weeks ago

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Google shores up G Suite against hapless users in the enterprise: App whitelist, physical security keys, and more

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/01/google_rolls_out_advanced_protection_beta_for_g_suite/

3 weeks ago

Notable omission from list of trusted stuff? Microsoft Outlook

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Top Windows Defender expert: These are the threats security hasn't yet solved

https://www.zdnet.com/article/top-windows-defender-expert-these-are-the-threats-security-hasnt-yet-solved/

3 weeks ago

He also says Microsoft rules the Windows antivirus world, with Defender on over half a billion PCs.

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