Why We Test…

It is Friday morning in Tokyo, and there is a line out the door.  If you didn't know any better you would think that they were lined up to get an autograph from the latest pop icon. However if you look at the sign on the door it does not say 'Tokyo Arena' or 'Tokyo Hilton.' … Continue reading Why We Test…

Out of Band Security Updates

If you run Windows Server this is very important.  Microsoft released today a number of out-of-band security updates for Microsoft Windows.  From what I have read, these patches (One of my servers has 14 applicable updates since 3am) will be applied to Windows clients as well as Windows Servers, but the vulnerability it protects is … Continue reading Out of Band Security Updates

WSUS: Watch out!

Here's a great way to waste time, network bandwidth, and storage space: download excess patches that you do not need.  For bonus points, download languages you don't support. Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) is a great solution that has come a long way since it was introduced.  However it gives a lot of us functionality that … Continue reading WSUS: Watch out!