In January’s news, Covid-19 has brought more security risks. The Health Sector is to be on the frontline for cyber security due to the potential threats from nation states, criminal ransomware and the threat of disruption to the supply chains rolling out the vaccine. More information about the potential risks can be read here.
Malicious code was snuck into updates of the software Orion made by the company SolarWinds, who provide network-monitoring and other services to hundreds of thousands of companies across the world. It was the worst cyber-security attack experienced by the United States government. More information on this can be read here.
The latest Windows security updates and vulnerabilities for December can be found here:
SQL Server Updates:
There have been no new updates or patches for SQL Server this month.
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