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December security updates available now

  Microsoft releases security updates on the second Tuesday of every month. Today Microsoft released of 17 security updates: 10 updates for Microsoft Windows  2 updates for Microsoft Office  2 updates for Windows Server 1 update for Microsoft SharePoint Server 1 update Internet Explorer 1 update Exchange Server Get the updates. Watch a video about the...

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Get advance notice about the December Security Updates

The Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification Service offers details about security updates approximately three business days before they are released. We do this to allow customers (especially IT professionals) to plan for effective deployment of security updates. Advanced Notification includes information about: The number of new security updates being released The software affected Severity levels...

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Risks of Monoculture Revisited

Reading Rich Mogull over on Securosis this week, I became aware that the Information Security Magazine’s November issue has a feature with Bruce Schneier and Marcus Ranum revisiting the “security monoculture” argument put forth in the paper “CyberInsecurity: The Cost of Monopoly – How the Dominance of Microsoft’s Products Poses a Risk to Security” in...

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