Urgent Windows 10 Update

IT Consulting, Security

Microsoft has released a critical patch for Windows 10. The patch closes a vulnerability discovered by the NSA. In a press release published by the NSA, the agency explains “the certificate validation vulnerability allows an attacker to undermine how Windows verifies cryptographic trust and can enable remote code execution. Exploitation of the vulnerability allows attackers to abuse validation of trust … Read More

What Is Two-factor Authentication

Education, IT Consulting, Security

Two-factor authentication is the latest technology for securing anything you might log in to. You still have your traditional username and password, but there is an added layer “the second factor.” Typically, logging into an account with two factor goes like this: Add user name and password. A dialog box displays, asking you to enter the authentication code. You have … Read More