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Deploying Microsoft Monthly Security Updates (MMSUs) without WSUS or Windows Online Update Service

I’ve been using a local WSUS server for some time, but recently it has been giving me some issues, and staff laptops are being used more at home to VPN in which is not really enabling the WSUS server...
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Microsoft Rolls Out Windows Analytics Update to Aid Meltdown & Spectre Patching

by RSSFeed | February 20, 2018 | BleepingComputer, General (FTV), Microsoft, RSS, Security
With yesterday’s Patch Tuesday security fixes, Microsoft has also rolled out an update to the Windows Analytics service that will help businesses with the process of patching the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. Click here to continue to the...
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New AI technology used by UK government to fight extremist content

And it won’t rule out forcing big companies like Google and Facebook to use it. The Home Office cited tests that show the new tool can automatically detect 94% of Daesh propaganda with 99.995% accuracy. That accuracy rate translates...
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Enabling AI in your solutions with Azure

by RSSFeed | February 16, 2018 | General (FTV), RSS, YouTube - Microsoft Mechanics
RSS Content from Microsoft Mechanics Office Garage Series Watch this complete tour of AI, machine learning and cognitive services in Microsoft Azure. Artificial intelligence is the process of empowering machines to decipher an event, or interpret data to make...
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Forget Email. Web Sites Use Notifications to Spam Your Browser Instead

by RSSFeed | February 16, 2018 | BleepingComputer, General (FTV), RSS, Security
A new method of sending spam has been created that skips your email altogether and sends it directly to your browser. This new method is called web notification spam and I have started to see numerous sites being setup to...
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AI in Microsoft Office apps

by RSSFeed | February 15, 2018 | General (FTV), RSS, YouTube - Microsoft Mechanics
RSS Content from Microsoft Mechanics Office Garage Series Microsoft Office is infused with artificial intelligence (AI) throughout app experiences to save you time and help you do your best work; from authoring in Word to designing slides in PowerPoint,...
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Detailed guide: Key stage 1 assessments data collection: guide to submitting data

by RSSFeed | February 15, 2018 | Detailed guide, DfE, General (FTV), RSS
Updated: Updated deadlines for 2018 and added a technical specification for 2018 data collection. The key stage 1 (KS1) assessments data collection is a statutory data collection that takes place each June. You must complete statutory data collections by...
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February 13, 2018—KB4074598 (Monthly Rollup)

by Dave | February 14, 2018 | Windows Quality Rollup
http://support.microsoft.com/help/4074598 Applies to: Windows 7 Service Pack 1 Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 Improvements and fixes This security update includes improvements and fixes that were a part of update KB4057400 (released January 19, 2018) and addresses the...
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Microsoft February Patch Tuesday Fixes 50 Security Issues

by RSSFeed | February 14, 2018 | BleepingComputer, General (FTV), Microsoft, RSS, Security
Microsoft has released the February 2018 Patch Tuesday security updates, and this month’s release comes with fixes for 50 vulnerabilities, along with additional patches for the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities (ADV180002). Click here to continue to the original...
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Microsoft Security Updates February 2018 release

by RSSFeed | February 14, 2018 | Companies, General (FTV), gHacks Tech News, Microsoft, RSS
Microsoft released updates for the company’s Windows operating system, Microsoft Office, and other company products on today’s February 2018 Patch Day. My overview lists all important information to make it as easy as possible to keep an overview, download...
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Detailed guide: Phonics screening check data collection: guide to submitting data

by RSSFeed | February 13, 2018 | Detailed guide, DfE, General (FTV), RSS
Updated: Updated information for 2018 phonics screening check data collection. The phonics screening check data collection is an annual statutory data collection that takes place each June. Local authorities must complete statutory data collections by law unless there’s a...
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You have five months to switch your website to HTTPS

Starting in July, Google Chrome will mark all HTTP sites as ‘not secure’. Click here to continue to the original article source :https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2018/02/12/you-have-five-months-to-switch-your-website-to-https/ Author : John E Dunn – From : https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/feed/ Photo by nipun_kul Hits: 2...
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Sophos Intercept X – Root Cause Analysis in 2 minutes

by Dave | February 12, 2018 | General (FTV), Sophos - Computer Security News
Sophos has a innovative new approach to endpoint security, Sophos Intercept X, offers you advanced protection against modern threats. It incorporates signatureless anti-exploit, anti-ransomware and anti-hacker technology, all managed through the Sophos Central Admin console. Among other features, Intercept...
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Announcing Microsoft Build 2018

by RSSFeed | February 12, 2018 | General (FTV), RSS, YouTube - Microsoft Mechanics
RSS Content from Microsoft Mechanics Office Garage Series May 7-9, 2018 in Seattle, WA Microsoft Build is where brilliant devs and industry game-changers come together at Microsoft’s ultimate developer event. With cloud, artificial intelligence, mixed reality and more, you...
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VLC 3.0 Media Player release

by RSSFeed | February 8, 2018 | General (FTV), gHacks Tech News, Music and Video, RSS
VideoLAN, maker of the popular VLC Media Player for various desktop and mobile operating systems, plan to release VLC 3.0 final to the public soon. The new version of the multimedia player is already on the official FTP server....
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Minimum age requirements for Social Media Sites/Services

by Dave | February 7, 2018 | General (FTV)
More than half of parents are unaware of age limits on social media New figures suggest parents don’t know if their children are old enough to use social networks like Facebook or Snapchat The majority of parents across the...
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Microsoft 365 security – Everything you need to know in 8-minutes

RSS Content from Microsoft Mechanics Office Garage Series Microsoft 365 Director, Jeremy Chapman, shows you Microsoft’s approach to security with Microsoft 365. Learn about the spectrum of built-in security defenses that protect your users, information and devices. This rich...
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Microsoft Office 2019 Will Work on Windows 10 Exclusively

by RSSFeed | February 6, 2018 | BleepingComputer, General (FTV), Microsoft, RSS
Microsoft announced yesterday that future versions of the standalone Office 2019 app will work on Windows 10 versions exclusively. Click here to continue to the original article Source :https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-office-2019-will-work-on-windows-10-exclusively/ Author : Catalin Cimpanu – From : https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/feed/ Powered...
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Advice for parents – what to do if your child sees something upsetting online

by RSSFeed | February 6, 2018 | Front-Page Content, General (FTV), RSS, UK Safer Internet Centre
Along with the many positive things which young people may see or experience online, they may also encounter things which may worry or upset them. This could be anything from a scary picture or hateful comment, to something which...
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Transparency data: Local authority interactive tool (LAIT)

by RSSFeed | February 5, 2018 | DfE, General (FTV), RSS, Transparency data
Updated: Updated the LAIT tool and version log. The local authority interactive tool (LAIT) presents information in interactive tables and charts with the local authority’s rank and position in England. It includes data on: children looked after by local...
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Test your online safety knowledge with the Safer Internet Day Quiz!

by RSSFeed | February 5, 2018 | Front-Page Content, General (FTV), RSS, UK Safer Internet Centre
Calling all young people aged 8-13! Now’s the time to test your online safety knowledge and take My 2018 Safer Internet Day Quiz. This year’s Safer Internet Day theme is, ‘Create, connect and share respect – a better internet...
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The Internet

by Dave | February 3, 2018 | General (FTV)
Posts in this seriesHow Computers WorkThe Internet What is the Internet? IP Addresses & DNS Packets, Routing & Reliability  Wires, Cables & Wifi How Search Works     Hits: 17...
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How Computers Work

by Dave | February 3, 2018 | General (FTV)
Posts in this seriesHow Computers WorkThe InternetBill Gates kicks off an introduction to the series How Computers Work. Hardware & Software CPU, Memory, Input & Output Circuits and Logic Binary & Data What makes a Computer a Computer  ...
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Transparency data: DfE external data shares

by RSSFeed | February 2, 2018 | DfE, General (FTV), RSS, Transparency data
Updated: Added updated versions of the ‘National pupil database third-party requests’ documents. Added sentence about archived document to bottom of details section. ‘National pupil database third-party requests’ includes: tier of data: description of data held within each tier June...
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Microsoft Drops the Hammer on Coercive Registry Cleaners & System Optimizers

by RSSFeed | February 1, 2018 | BleepingComputer, General (FTV), Microsoft, RSS, Security
Starting March 1st 2018, Windows Defender and other Microsoft products will begin to remove programs that display coercive behavior. This includes registry cleaners and system optimizers that offer free scans, display alarming messages, and then require the user to...
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