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Does Follina Mean It’s Time to Abandon Microsoft Office?

As a freelance writer, I spend most of my day working in Microsoft Word. Then, I send drafts to clients and companies across the globe. So, news of the newly discovered Microsoft Office vulnerability made me concerned about the possibility of accidentally spreading malware to my clients. I take extra precautions to ensure that I’m […]

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Log4Shell Vulnerability Risks for OT Environments — and How You Can Better Protect Against Them

You’d have to look far and wide to find an IT professional who isn’t aware of (and probably responding to) the Log4Shell vulnerability. The Operational Technology (OT) sector is no exception, yet the exact exposure the vulnerability poses to OT technology is yet to be fully uncovered.  The vulnerability was first made public earlier this […]

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How Log4j Vulnerability Could Impact You

If you hadn’t heard of Apache Log4j, chances are it’s on your radar now. In fact, you may have been using it for years. Log4j is a logging library. Imagine writing your daily activities into a notebook. That notebook is Log4j. Developers and programmers use it to take notes about what’s happening on applications and […]

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Call to Patch: Zero Day Discovered in Enterprise Help Desk Platform

In an age where organizations have established a direct dependence on software to run critical business operations, it’s fundamental that they are evaluating their software development lifecycles and that of their extended environment — third-party partners — against the same standards. Concerns around vulnerability management are gaining more government attention around the world in order […]

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Zero Trust: What NIST’s Guidelines Mean for Your Resources

In May, The White House released an executive order on improving the nation’s cybersecurity. The order came with various directives for Federal Civilian Executive Branch agencies. Among other efforts, the order focused on the federal government’s advance toward zero trust architecture (ZTA). It framed this journey as one “which shall incorporate, as appropriate, the migration […]

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