Microsoft Patch Tuesday August 2019: WannaCry-level “wormable” flaws patched
No matter how prepared you are, Patch Tuesday never fails to throw in a surprise. With the Microsoft Security Response Center’s warning note, “August 2019 Security Update includes fixes for wormable RCE vulnerabilities in Remote Desktop Services (RDS), affecting all in-support versions of Windows. These should be patched quickly,” arrives the highly anticipated Microsoft Patch… (0 comment)

Why litigation holds are not a viable alternative to backups
Microsoft does not provide backup and recovery tools for its Office 365 services and has no plans to include them in the future. Some organizations use litigation holds as a substitute for email data protection, but this method doesn’t meet all the requirements that are expected of a backup solution. A litigation hold placed on… (0 comment)

Microsoft Patch Tuesday updates for July 2019
The much awaited Microsoft Patch Tuesday updates for July 2019 are here. If you’re a sysadmin, you probably know what this means for you: a week full of testing and deploying updates and troubleshooting patch failures, and then another week or so of waiting for hotfixes to mend issues in patches that were already released… (0 comment)