Patch Tuesday January 2023
Patch Tuesday January 2023: new year brings new security updates for your small business. Why patch? Doesn’t antivirus protect my computer? If you’re not sure why you should do updates, read my small business patch primer. Then find out more about this month’s patches below. Adobe Action Adobe is no longer missing in patch action.… (0 comment)

Patch Tuesday December 2022
Patch Tuesday December 2022: Santa brings security patches for your small business this month. Patch Tuesday is the second Tuesday of the month when most manufacturers roll out their security patches. If you’re not sure why you should be patching please read Patch Primer for Small Business. Android News Google released security updates earlier this… (0 comment)

Patch Tuesday November 2022
Patch Tuesday November 2022: a shower of security updates for your small business. Patch Tuesday November 2022 I frequently get questions about patching and why do this every month. I wrote a Patch Primer for Small Business to help with these questions. This blog focuses on the patches you need this month for your business.… (0 comment)

Patch Primer for Small Business
Patch Primer for Small Business: what devices you need to update to keep your business safe. Patch Primer for Small Business What are patches? Usually patches are security updates (or feature updates) released by the manufacturer for your software or operating system. As soon as security patches are released hackers then reverse engineer the patch… (0 comment)

Patch Tuesday October 2022
Patch Tuesday October 2022: an ounce of patching is cheaper than a pound of hacking. Security update news for your small business. Adobe Acrobat Agony Adobe released critical security updates for Acrobat and Reader (for both Windows and Mac). Hackers are already exploiting the vulnerabilities Adobe just patched. With a security update for Acrobat there… (0 comment)

Patch Tuesday September 2022
Patch Tuesday September 2022: lots of security update labour for your small business this month. Be sure to back up your devices before updating. Apple Bytes Last week Apple released iOS 16 for newer phones and 15.7 for older phones. Today (September 13th) Apple patched two zero day vulnerabilities for affecting most MacOS and iOS… (0 comment)

Patch Tuesday May 2022
Patch Tuesday May 2022: all the software security news you need for your small business. Patch Tuesday May 2022 Yes, it’s that marvelous day when most software vendors release their security updates Patch Tuesday. It’s always the second day of the month. Sometimes vendors release emergency patches on another day, those are known as out-of-band… (0 comment)

Patch Tuesday April 2022
Patch Tuesday April 2022: a hail of security showers for your small business. Apple Bytes Apple has been very quiet this month. Apple released patches March 31st for all their iThingys but nothing since then. Are they waiting for the 30th? Very odd. App Bytes How often do you check your phone apps for updates?… (0 comment)

Patch Tuesday December 2021
Patch Tuesday December 2021: evergreen security updates and advice for your small business. Why update? Besides security, more and more software vendors are refusing to patch or support older versions of software. This means your software will stop working or parts of the software will stop working. Apple Bytes Apple released a ton of security… (0 comment)

Patch Tuesday November 2021
Patch Tuesday November 2021: a flood of computer security updates for your small business. Why Patch? An ounce of patching is cheaper than a pound of hacking. Yes, sometimes patches cause problems with existing software and settings. But the cost and disruption of hacking or broken software is much higher. Occasionally I get Mac clients… (0 comment)