Lessons learned from the WannaCry ransomware attacks

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While the waves of ransomware infections known as “WannaCry” have settled down, with a few scattered new infections reported in Asia (notably in South Korea and Taiwan), we can all learn an important lesson from the attacks. Unfortunately that lesson will be lost on many, if not most, organizations too quickly. Throughout the day Friday, May 12, malware managed to infect a […]

Windows server attack code in the wild

According to the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT), there is active exploitation of a vulnerability in Windows Server 2003 Operating System Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to control the at-risk system, US-CERT says. According to the National Vulnerabilities Database, the flaw, catalogued as […]

Why and how to collaborate on Windows 10 app updates

Another large migration of enterprise devices to Windows 10 has begun, and planning/deployment is commencing in most organizations. Many conversations I’ve had on this focus on features, compatibility and readiness for migration.  These are great discussions to have — but the answers need to be enabled by an increasingly weak and fragmented collaboration between IT, Business App Leads, […]

Understanding the Windows 10 feature release model

As we move to Windows 10 as an industry, we are adjusting to a change in the way Windows gets new features (akin to the old service packs or version updates). Instead of getting a major operating system update every 2 to 3 years, enterprises will now have a choice about how quickly and frequently users get new Windows features. […]