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Microsoft Secuity Updates: June 2019

Microsoft Secuity Updates: June 2019

This month’s Microsoft Patch Tuesday addresses 88 vulnerabilities with 21 of them labeled as Critical. Of the 21 Critical vulns, 17 are for scripting engines and browsers, and 3 are potential hypervisor escapes in Hyper-V. The remaining vulnerability is an RCE in the Microsoft Speech API. Microsoft also issued guidance on Bluetooth Low Energy FIDO keys, HoloLens, and Microsoft Exchange.

Kaseya Product Release – April ’19

Kaseya Product Release – April ’19

During the most recent Kaseya product release webinar, multiple announcements were made regarding the new interface, upcoming functionality, new product additions to the portfolio, and much more. Below are 4 key items discussed during the Webinar:

New Kaseya User Interface/Experience: UI Modernization, Simplified GUI, Improved Usability and Enhanced Consistency.

Kaseya Software Management Module

Kaseya Software Management Module

Patching is the process of repairing system vulnerabilities discovered within the infrastructure or an enhancement to an existing application with addon features. The number of patches required on a consistent basis can be overwhelming.  Therefore, it is necessary to devise a patch management process to ensure the proper preventive measures are taken against potential threats, and to assist in attaining new features.

Microsoft Security Updates: March 2019

Microsoft Security Updates: March 2019

This month’s Patch Tuesday addresses 65 vulnerabilities, with 18 of them labeled as Critical. Thirteen of the Critical vulns are for scripting engines and browser components, impacting Microsoft browsers and Office. Three remote code execution (RCE) vulnerabilities are patched in the Windows DHCP Client, as well as an RCE vuln in Windows Deployment Services TFTP Server and Privilege Escalation in Microsoft Dynamics 365. Adobe’s release is light, with only two CVEs patched in Photoshop CC and Digital Editions.

Facing a Challenge, Automation within Kaseya is the Key

Facing a Challenge, Automation within Kaseya is the Key

With constant growth in the IT infrastructure, and with services going in many different directions (in-house assets, data centers, cloud ecosystems, etc.), it is getting very difficult to keep track of changes, version controls, and much more. This is leading to even more difficulty in managing such infrastructure for multiple clients.

Kaseya’s Temporary Agent – Live Connect on Demand

Kaseya’s Temporary Agent – Live Connect on Demand

Although this is not a new feature in Kaseya, I feel as though it is one of the most rarely used. Live Connect on Demand installs a temporary agent on a machine which allows Live Connection to that specific machine, up to a maximum of 12 hours. The best part of this being that as the agent session ends, the agent is automatically uninstalled from the machine.