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Jay Ferron

I am a self proclaimed geek who has authored, may technical training courses. As a speaker Jay has presented at many events including, user groups, Computer trade shows, DOD and federal conferences, ISPCON, TechEd, and WPC. Jay is on the global board member of GITCA. Past President of ISACA-CT, Past president APCUG and is a Microsoft MVP Enterprise Security. Jay has been a MVP in in Windows, HPC, and Azure.

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February 6th, 2018 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
The security features of modern PC hardware are enabling new trust boundaries and attack resistance capabilities unparalleled in software alone. These hardware capabilities help to improve resistance to a wide range of attacks including physical attacks against DMA and disk encryption, kernel - Read More
 
February 6th, 2018 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
Many recent cyberattacks have been confirmed in which malware infects a host and in turn spreads to other hosts and internal servers, resulting in the whole organization becoming compromised. In such cases, many points need to be investigated. Accordingly, an approach for quickly and thoroughly - Read More
 
February 2nd, 2018 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
Earlier this week Cisco revealed a major vulnerability affecting devices configured with their WebVPN clientless VPN software. This VPN software is featured in the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) of numerous Cisco hardware devices. Companies around the world use WebVPN so that their employees can - Read More
 
February 1st, 2018 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
This is a summary of a blog post on Microsoft site the full article can be found here.Servicing extensions for Windows 10Windows 10 is being adopted rapidly by organizations of all sizes, and as customers deploy the product they are implementing a modern servicing methodology we refer to as - Read More
 
January 30th, 2018 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
In honor of Data Privacy Day – an international effort held annually on Jan. 28 to generate awareness about the importance of respecting privacy, safeguarding data and enabling trust – the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) hosted a - Read More
 
January 29th, 2018 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week is January 29 to February 2, and many federal agencies are offering information and resources to help consumers learn to protect themselves from tax-related identity theft and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) imposter scams.NCCIC/US-CERT encourages consumers to - Read More
 
January 23rd, 2018 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
Original release date: January 23, 2018Apple has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in multiple products. An attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.NCCIC/US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Apple security pages - Read More
 
January 22nd, 2018 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
SQL Server 2017 gives you the power to build modern applications using the language of your choice, on-premises and in the cloud, on Windows, Linux, and Docker containers. In two new titles from Microsoft Press, explore the concepts and methodologies of managing SQL Server databases with hands- - Read More
 
January 22nd, 2018 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
PowerShell Core 6.0 is a new edition of PowerShell that is cross-platform (Windows, macOS, and Linux), open-source, and built for heterogeneous environments and the hybrid cloud.  From the Microsoft Blog First and foremost, thank you to all of our amazing community, especially our open- - Read More
 
January 22nd, 2018 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
 5: Stages of a phishing attackPhase 1: Threat actor targets employee(s) via phishing campaignPhase 2: An employee opens the attack email which allows the threat actor access to load the malicious payload or compromise the user identityPhase 3: The workstation is compromised, threat actor - Read More
 

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