February 2020 Patch Tuesday Update:  One of the Largest by Vulnerability Count

While January 2020’s “Patch Tuesday” release from Microsoft wasn’t large in size, it had a few “high profile” vulnerabilities that demanded immediate attention. February is a different story.  At the time the patches were released, Microsoft reported only one of the vulnerabilities had an active exploit against it. There are a whopping 99 individual vulnerabilities fixed across operating … [Read more...]

MSPs and the Risk to the Supply Chain—Protecting Yourself and Your Customers

<p>It started with reports from <a href="https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA17-117A&quot; target="_blank">Department of Homeland Security</a> about a few managed services providers (MSPs) who were compromised, allowing threat actors to use their remote access as a pathway to multiple customers. At first, these appeared to be sophisticated, state-sponsored … [Read more...]

Department of Homeland Security Issues Emergency Directive for Microsoft Critical Vulnerabilities

<p>Today Microsoft released several patches to address critical vulnerabilities. Several were of enough concern to prompt the Department of Homeland Security to issue an <a href=" https://cyber.dhs.gov/ed/20-02/">Emergency Directive</a> ordering all Federal agencies to patch these vulnerabilities within the next ten days.</p> Read More … [Read more...]