MICROSOFT: Microsoft Rated 6 of 13 Security Updates as Critical, Badlock Bug Fix Rated Important. Microsoft released 13 security updates, including patches for zero-days. The patch for the Badlock bug is among those rated only as important. Read the rest

ANDROID: Keeping Up With Android Security Patches. When did Google start rolling out monthly security patches for Nexus tablets, and what do these fix? Read more

JAVA: Three-year-old IBM Patch for Critical Java Flaw is Broken. Attackers can easily bypass the patch to exploit a vulnerability that allows them to escape from the Java security sandbox. Read more

ADOBE: Adobe Patches Flash Bug That’s Being Exploited to Install Ransomware. “Actively exploited” critical flaw has been in wild for more than a week. Read more

NOW ON SLIDESHARE: Tech Update Summary from Blue Mountain Data Systems March 2016

IT SECURITY SUPPORT: Blue Mountain Data Systems is actively involved in implementing FISMA and NIST standards with Federal Civilian Agencies. Due to our extensive experience in this area, Blue Mountain has developed processes and organizational techniques to help ensure security deliverables are completed on time, and performed in the most efficient manner possible. We ensure that NIST-800-53 control requirements are treated consistently during definition, analysis, implementation, auditing, and reporting phases of a system. Find out more about Blue Mountain Data Systems IT Security Support Services. Call us at 703-502-3416.

BLUE MOUNTAIN DATA SYSTEMS HAS THE EXPERIENCE: 1994 to Present – U.S. Dept. of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration. Responsible to the Office of Technology and Information Systems for information systems architecture, planning, applications development, networking, administration and IT security, supporting the enforcement of Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act — ERISA. Within the EBSA, Blue Mountain is responsible for design, development and support for its various enforcement database management systems, as well as all case tracking and customer service inquiry systems. Blue Mountain also provides IT security services to the EBSA, in the form of FISMA Assessment and Authorization, System Security Plans, Risk and vulnerability assessments, monitoring and investigation support. Read more.


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