Microsoft Windows desktop operating systems security management
- May 30, 2005
When asked which browser will win them over -- Internet Explorer or Firefox -- SearchWindowsSecurity.com readers' choices are clear. Read one of six letters to the editor.
- May 30, 2005
When asked which browser will win them over -- Internet Explorer or Firefox -- SearchWindowsSecurity.com readers' choices are clear. Read one of 10 letters to the editor.
- May 26, 2005
With its May patch cycle, the software maker began sending out security alerts that don't come with patches. The value of such alerts is a matter of debate. Meanwhile, one researcher warns that June could be a busy month for Microsoft patches.
- April 05, 2005
Symantec's merger with Veritas will change security managers' lives.
- April 04, 2005
Two high-severity flaws in IE and Outlook could allow attackers to launch malicious code.
- March 16, 2005
IT must create guidelines and promote awareness to ensure the success of a patching program, according to a speaker at the SecureWorld Expo.
- February 15, 2005
With a dozen security bulletins fixing more than 60 vulnerabilities, administrators will need to prioritize their patches for this cycle. But even security experts disagree about where to begin.
- November 16, 2004
When it comes to security, most Windows administrators follow an old-school programmer's mentality, which keeps them working in crisis management mode. In this column, SearchWindowsSecurity.com reader Al Reust explains how and why administrators ...
- October 21, 2004
This excerpt from "The administrator shortcut guide to patch management" lists the top vulnerability categories and discusses the growing number of computer security threats that require patching.
- August 11, 2004
This excerpt from Chapter 1 of Roberta Bragg's "Hardening Windows systems" explains why you need to keep your mouth shut.