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Cyber Security Monthly News – June Summary 2018

While it's been a relatively quiet month in terms of security news, a number of Windows updates have been released, and we have a cumulative update for SQL Server 2014 and 2017. Full details can be found below:

Cyber Security Monthly News – May Summary 2018

This month has all been about the General Data Protection (GDPR) deadline which came into effect on the 25th May and is why you are likely being bombarded by every company you ever gave a shred of personal information to asking you to review their terms and conditions.

RDP broken due to Windows Update - and how to fix it

In the past couple of weeks, following the recent Windows update CVE-2018-0886, we have had multiple occurrences of  ourselves and our customers having issues connecting to some of their servers via Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP). When trying to RDP to certain servers, we are presented with the..

Cyber Security Monthly News – April Summary 2018

April has seen the release of a number of Windows patches, Service Pack 2 for SQL Server 2016 and a new cumulative update for SQL Server 2017. See more details below:

Cyber Security Monthly News – March 2018

March 2018 will be remembered as the month of the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica scandal; it is believed that Facebook shared the data of over 80 million people, which has then been improperly harvested and used by Cambridge Analytica to target American and British voters during the 2016 US..

You Must Upgrade SQL Server to Stay Secure

A whole series of “speculative execution side-channel attacks” were disclosed in the first week of 2018, as detailed in this Microsoft article: https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/ADV180002

Major security events like this highlight the severe risk companies are..

Data protection and privacy [Webinar]

In a climate where data breaches are all too frequent, and more and more data lives in the cloud, the challenge of protecting your data can seem daunting. Coeo recently took part in a webinar with our partner Redgate Software, looking at the myths around compliance, database DevOps and the..

Cyber Security Update - October 2017

The big news this month is the the release of SQL Server 2017 which was released on October 2nd. So if you're interested in running SQL Server on Linux, that dream has now become a reality. Since the release, a new Cumulative Update has already been released and for the first time, does not involve..

Cyber Security Update - September 2017

New Servicing Model for SQL Server

Last week, following the confirmation of SQL Server 2017 being generally available on Oct 2nd, Microsoft announced a major change to the way they will be releasing updates in future. They will no longer be producing Service Packs, instead relying on regular..

Cyber Security Monthly News – August 2017

August brings us patches for 48 vulnerabilities contained within Windows, Hyper-V, Sharepoint, Internet Explorer and notably fixes for 28 Microsoft Edge vulnerabilities and for the Flash Player ADV170010 advisory. This addresses vulnerabilities that Adobe classify as "Priority 1" as they can lead..