Security http://windowsitpro.com/taxonomy/term/9308/more en Multi-factor authentication serves and protects http://windowsitpro.com/blog/multi-factor-authentication-serves-and-protects <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>User authentication plays a central role in password resetting. Passwords are still the most popular user authentication method even though they are proven to be notoriously weak due to the fact that they are managed by people &ndash; the weakest link in the security chain. Its human nature to choose weak passwords that can be remembered easily, however such passwords can also be easily hacked.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/windows-it-pro-guest-blogs">Windows IT Pro Guest Blogs</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/multi-factor-authentication-serves-and-protects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/multi-factor-authentication-serves-and-protects#comments Security cyber attack cyber attack cyberattack cyberattack cyberattacks cyberattacks Hack Hack multi-factor authentication multi-factor authentication password security password security Two-factor authentication two-factor authentication Windows IT Pro Guest Blogs Mon, 26 Jan 2015 18:41:00 +0000 127831 at http://windowsitpro.com Zero-day Flash Fix Rolling Out Now for IE10 and IE11 http://windowsitpro.com/security/zero-day-flash-fix-rolling-out-now-ie10-and-ie11 <div class="node-body article-body">A zero-day flaw in Adobe Flash was discovered this week. Microsoft is taking steps today to deliver a security update for IE10 and IE11.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/zero-day-flash-fix-rolling-out-now-ie10-and-ie11" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/zero-day-flash-fix-rolling-out-now-ie10-and-ie11#comments Security Adobe Flash Adobe Flash IE10 IE10 IE11 IE11 security Security Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:22:00 +0000 127371 at http://windowsitpro.com Would Einstein say your method for IT management is insane? http://windowsitpro.com/blog/would-einstein-say-your-method-it-management-insane <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Are you familiar with Albert Einstein&rsquo;s definition of insanity? One can make the case it applies to IT pros that haven&rsquo;t embraced centralized IT management &ndash; a game-changer that can transform your business.&nbsp;</p> <p>But first, a quick refresher: Einstein said insanity is &ldquo;doing the same thing over and over again, and expecting different results.&rdquo;&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/windows-it-pro-guest-blogs">Windows IT Pro Guest Blogs</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/would-einstein-say-your-method-it-management-insane" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/would-einstein-say-your-method-it-management-insane#comments Security anitivirus anitivirus cloud cloud IT Management IT Management patch management patch management web protection web protection Windows IT Pro Guest Blogs Thu, 22 Jan 2015 22:17:00 +0000 127251 at http://windowsitpro.com HIPAA and PCI are Failures http://windowsitpro.com/security/hipaa-and-pci-are-failures <div class="node-body article-body">Maybe I'm just getting grumpy and mean as I get older. Maybe that's why I'm using the word "failure" so much of late. After all, I did recently celebrate my 43rd birthday - so maybe I'm just transforming from a semi-sane person into a mean old man that sits on his porch and shouts at kids to get off his lawn.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/hipaa-and-pci-are-failures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/hipaa-and-pci-are-failures#comments Security Compliance Compliance credit card breeches credit card breeches HIPAA HIPAA pci pci Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:50:00 +0000 127061 at http://windowsitpro.com Google Unleashes Another Windows Flaw After Direct Communication with Microsoft http://windowsitpro.com/security/google-unleashes-another-windows-flaw-after-direct-communication-microsoft <div class="node-body article-body">Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. Fool me a third time? That's war.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/google-unleashes-another-windows-flaw-after-direct-communication-microsoft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/google-unleashes-another-windows-flaw-after-direct-communication-microsoft#comments Security Google Google Microsoft Microsoft security Security Fri, 16 Jan 2015 16:27:00 +0000 126741 at http://windowsitpro.com Did Microsoft's Suggested Substitute for Its Advance Notification Service Do Its Job? http://windowsitpro.com/security/did-microsofts-suggested-substitute-its-advance-notification-service-do-its-job <div class="node-body article-body">It took a long while after updates started rolling out before Microsoft's proposed substitute for ANS became a valid tool.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/did-microsofts-suggested-substitute-its-advance-notification-service-do-its-job" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/did-microsofts-suggested-substitute-its-advance-notification-service-do-its-job#comments Security Bulletins Bulletins MSRC MSRC security Security Wed, 14 Jan 2015 13:30:00 +0000 126621 at http://windowsitpro.com 4 Steps to Mitigate 95% of Known Vulnerabilities http://windowsitpro.com/security/4-steps-mitigate-95-known-vulnerabilities <div class="node-body article-body">With a New Year come New Year’s resolutions. If being more proactive about securing your network is one of yours, we've got four security tips to share. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/4-steps-mitigate-95-known-vulnerabilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/4-steps-mitigate-95-known-vulnerabilities#comments Security security Security Vulnerabilities Vulnerabilities Tue, 13 Jan 2015 19:52:00 +0000 126611 at http://windowsitpro.com Fix is In for IE9 Crashes After Installing December's Update 3008923 http://windowsitpro.com/security/fix-ie9-crashes-after-installing-decembers-update-3008923 <div class="node-body article-body">An update released this month fixes issues with Internet Explorer 9 that was exposed in December 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/fix-ie9-crashes-after-installing-decembers-update-3008923" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/fix-ie9-crashes-after-installing-decembers-update-3008923#comments Security MSRC MSRC Update Update Tue, 13 Jan 2015 19:31:00 +0000 126601 at http://windowsitpro.com Microsoft Releases Eight Security Updates, One Critical http://windowsitpro.com/security/microsoft-releases-eight-security-updates-one-critical <div class="node-body article-body">Today, Microsoft has released eight security updates. One of the updates is rated Critical while seven are rated Important.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/microsoft-releases-eight-security-updates-one-critical" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/microsoft-releases-eight-security-updates-one-critical#comments Security MSRC MSRC security Security Tue, 13 Jan 2015 18:47:00 +0000 126591 at http://windowsitpro.com Obama to Propose New Legislation for 30-Day Security Breach Notification http://windowsitpro.com/security/obama-propose-new-legislation-30-day-security-breach-notification <div class="node-body article-body">President Obama will propose new legislation during the State of the Union that could force companies to bolster security before new attacks occur. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/obama-propose-new-legislation-30-day-security-breach-notification" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/obama-propose-new-legislation-30-day-security-breach-notification#comments Security Legislation Legislation Obama Obama security Security Mon, 12 Jan 2015 17:29:00 +0000 126541 at http://windowsitpro.com