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Get security updates for October 2013

Microsoft releases security updates on the second Tuesday of every month. Skip the details and go to Microsoft Update to download the latest updates. This bulletin announces the release of security updates for Windows, Internet Explorer, and other programs. Learn how to get security updates automatically For IT Pros: Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for October 2013 To get...

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Trust and Transparency Continue to be Important for Cloud Customers

The second annual Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) EMEA Congress was held last month in Edinburgh, Scotland, where several hundred business leaders and security professionals participated in an interesting series of sessions and interactive demonstrations from 20+ cloud providers. With more and more organizations moving from evaluating the cloud to actual deployment, it is not surprising...

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Strengthening Cybersecurity Through National Strategies: Foundations for Security, Growth, and Innovation

Information and Communications Technology (ICT) offers great benefits for states and their citizens alike—increased efficiency and transparency in government, improvements in civil society, and it has become a major driver of economic growth. Yet along with these benefits have come new threats, including cybercrime such as identity theft and fraud, politically motivated attackers who threaten...

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Cloud Security: New Challenges, Same Principles

“There is no such thing as a secure cloud,” according to Greg Ferro, who moderated the panel discussion in which I participated at the GigaOM Structure: Europe conference. And so began a lively conversation with Greg and other industry pros. During the panel I described three broad categories of ongoing work in relation to cloud...

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Remote Assistance 101

What is Remote Assistance? Windows Remote Assistance makes it easy for you to get computer help from someone you trust, such as a friend or technical support person whom you have contacted. The helper can use Remote Assistance to connect to your computer and walk you through a solution—even if that person isn’t nearby. You can...

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New Whitepaper on SDL adoption

Arjuna Shunn here. Our friends over on the security blog have just released a new whitepaper discussing the value of SDL in the financial sector. Feel free to take a look and grab the whitepaper, it is definitely worth taking the time to read through and see how the Microsoft SDL has helped the financial...

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