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SECURITY PATCHES MICROSOFT: Patch Tuesday, June 2018 Edition. Microsoft has pushed out a bevy of software updates to fix more than four dozen security holes in Windows and related software. Almost a quarter of the vulnerabilities addressed in this month’s
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INCIDENT RESPONSE QUESTION: Does Your Cyber Incident Response Plan Include These Best Practices? When it comes to corporate cyber incidents, there’s no debating the facts: Attacks are more sophisticated, frequent, widespread, and costly than ever. In 2015, cybercrime cost companies
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