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Cyber Security Monthly News - October Summary 2018

This October, Microsoft released Cumulative Updates for SQL Server 2017 and SQL Server 2014. In addition, we have also seen a number of Windows Updates released this month, see below for more details.

Cyber Security Monthly News - September Summary 2018

This September Microsoft celebrated the 25th anniversary of SQL Server with a big announcement; SQL Server 2019, which is already available to download for Windows, Linux, Docker and Kubernetes.

Cyber Security Monthly News - August Summary 2018

In August, Microsoft released cumulative updates for both SQL Server 2014 and SQL Server 2017. We have also seen a number of Windows Updates released, with the most critical detailed below.

Cyber Security Monthly News - July Summary 2018

This month, there were a number of Windows updates which aimed to fix known critical system vulnerabilities, summarised here:

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

Published: May 2018

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..

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..

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