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Thursday, July 16, 2015

Setting priorities with July's huge Patch Tuesday

Computerworld Security: July 16, 2015

Setting priorities with July's huge Patch Tuesday

The July 2015 Patch Tuesday is a surprisingly large update with patches to
Internet Explorer, Office, SQL Server and several key Windows components.

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1. Assessing the value of cyber-insurance

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Assessing the value of cyber-insurance

A good policy would be welcome if a data breach ever hit our manager's company,
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UK surveillance helicopter police act like paparazzi, tweet then delete celebrity photo

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