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Greg Lambert is an evangelist for Application Readiness, the online assessment and application conversion specialists. Greg is a co-founder of ChangeBASE, and now CEO of Application Readiness, and has considerable experience with application packaging technology and its deployment.

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A fat Windows Update for September's Patch Tuesday

A zero-day and testing of key printing features will drive August Windows updates

A zero-day and testing of key printing features will drive August Windows updates

Though a DNS-spoofing vulnerability in Windows has been rated as a zero-day, the focus for this month’s updates should be on testing key Windows features prior to deployment.

Advisories and mitigations, oh my! Critical updates for Windows this July

Advisories and mitigations, oh my! Critical updates for Windows this July

July's Patch Tuesday update round-up deals with 123 separate security vulnerabilities, including an urgent issue with Microsoft Outlook and a very serious flaw in Windows CVE-2020-1350.

Large in number, large in nature, this Patch Tuesday needs your attention

Large in number, large in nature, this Patch Tuesday needs your attention

With another critical update to Adobe Flash Player, critical updates to Microsoft’s browsers and the number and nature of updates to Windows platform, this month yields a large testing surface for companies.

A 'business-as-usual' Patch Tuesday update for Windows desktops

A 'business-as-usual' Patch Tuesday update for Windows desktops

With no “zero-days” and a relatively light load of Office, Developer Tools and legacy ESU updates, May's patch cycle focused on the Windows desktop and server platforms, with 111 security related updates to all platforms.

Don’t Panic, but do make this month’s Patch Tuesday a priority

Don’t Panic, but do make this month’s Patch Tuesday a priority

With 113 Patch Tuesday updates this month, there is a lot to do.

Take your time, get it right for March Patch Tuesday

Take your time, get it right for March Patch Tuesday

With 115 patches, this will be a difficult set of updates to release and manage. Test the changes to each platform, create a staged rollout plan and wait for imminent changes from Microsoft.

A large – but manageable – February Patch Tuesday brings critical browser updates

A large – but manageable – February Patch Tuesday brings critical browser updates

The 99 reported vulnerabilities addressed by Microsoft for this February's Patch Tuesday are manageable – even with critical browser patches to deal with.

Just a few more updates for 2019 makes for a light December Patch Tuesday

Just a few more updates for 2019 makes for a light December Patch Tuesday

There is an urgent update to Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 and three critical updates to the Windows platform that will require some attention this month. In addition, we have cumulative updates for the .NET and SQL server platforms...

Critical updates to Excel and publicly disclosed exploits make for an urgent November Patch Tuesday

Critical updates to Excel and publicly disclosed exploits make for an urgent November Patch Tuesday

This is a really big update for the Windows platform. And while we don’t have a zero-day vulnerability like September’s Patch Tuesday, there are two vulnerabilities that deserve our attention.

A troubled update to critical browser patches for October Patch Tuesday

A troubled update to critical browser patches for October Patch Tuesday

This October Patch Tuesday is an important but troubled patch release from Microsoft. Our advice is to wait, test and stage your patch deployments.

Complex September update brings large Windows, browser and development tool patches

Complex September update brings large Windows, browser and development tool patches

This September update cycle brings two zero-days and three publicly reported vulnerabilities in the Windows platform. Both browser and Windows updates require immediate attention and your development team will need to spend some time...

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