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Microsoft Patch Tuesday December 2019 fixes 36 vulnerabilities

The final Patch Tuesday of the year is here. Just a week or two of wrestling around with updates, and then all you sysadmins out there can enjoy the holiday season assured... Read more »
Microsoft Windows

November’s Patch Tuesday comes with fixes for 74 vulnerabilities

For system admins who’ve been in their trade for a while, Patch Tuesday and the endless patching and updating that follows is something you’re likely familiar with. For those of you new... Read more »
Microsoft Windows

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... Read more »

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... Read more »