GOOGLE: Patches 10 Critical Bugs in August Android Security Bulletin. Google patched 10 critical remote code execution bugs in its August Android Security Bulletin issued Monday. It warned the most severe RCE vulnerabilities could enable a remote attacker, using a specially crafted file, to execute arbitrary code within the context of a privileged process. Read more
MICROSOFT: Where We Stand with This Month’s Windows and Office Security Patches. August has seen a relatively normal number of bugs in Windows and Office patches, some acknowledged by Microsoft, some not. Read the rest
MALWARE: New Trojan Malware Campaign Sends Users to Fake Banking Site That Looks Just Like the Real Thing. Trickbot is now redirecting to a counterfeit site that displays the correct URL and the digital certificate of its genuine equivalent. Find out more
ADOBE: Patches 69 Flaws in Reader, Acrobat. Security updates released by Adobe for its Flash Player, Reader, Acrobat, Digital Editions and Experience Manager products address more than 80 vulnerabilities discovered by external researchers. Read more
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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.