Secure IT Alert: Microsoft Patch Tuesday is Coming – Strap In! Lots of Updates!

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Homeland Secure IT Alert for Monday, April 11th, 2011

You’ve waited a whole month for this, and Microsoft has not let you down.  Updates galore are ‘a comin’ tomorrow, April 12th, 2011.

The Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification states that this Patch Tuesday will be a big one. A total of 17 fixes, addressing 64 security vulnerabilities are there for your enjoyment and they cover just about everything, from current versions of Microsoft Windows Operating Systems to Microsoft Office and even Microsoft Windows Server PowerPoint web app.

There are  9 critical, 8 important and two which address information disclosure/privilege threats.

One important update is the cumulative fix for the Internet Explorer browser which will address every supported Windows OS and covers IE 6, IE 7 and IE 8.

Microsoft will be sponsoring a webcast on April 13th at 11AM Pacific here:

Should you have issues or concerns about these updates or any Microsoft Security or Support questions in the Greenville / Upstate, SC area, please call us at 864.990.4748 or email


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