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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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May 14th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
Microsoft released fixes for a critical Remote Code Execution vulnerability, CVE-2019-0708, in Remote Desktop Services – formerly known as Terminal Services – that affects some older versions of Windows. The Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP)  - Read More
 
May 8th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
Microsoft is excited to announce enhancements to BitLocker management capabilities in both Microsoft Intune and System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), coming in the second half of 2019. Whether your management infrastructure is on-premises or in the cloud, robust BitLocker management is - Read More
 
May 6th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
Normally I would not post a Phishing attack but this one seems to be working Alert: Phishing Scam Email From "sales@icann.org"02 May 2019LOS ANGELES – 2 May 2019 – The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ("ICANN") has received reports that a phishing email - Read More
 
May 6th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has published a preliminary draft practice guide, SP 1800-15, “Securing Small-Business and Home Internet of Things (IoT) Devices: Mitigating Network-Based Attacks Using Manufacturer Usage Description (MUD),” and is seeking public - Read More
 
May 6th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
NIST has released Draft NIST Internal Report (NISTIR) 8213, A Reference for Randomness Beacons: Format and Protocol Version 2, for public comment. A randomness beacon is a timed source of public randomness. It pulsates fresh randomness at expected times and makes it available to the public. The - Read More
 
May 4th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
    E-mail changed the communication world forever, allowing for instant communication as opposed to what is now commonly referred to as “snail mail”. When it was designed, security was not really a concern that was built in. Over time cryptographic methods were developed - Read More
 
May 4th, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
    The Dells SupportAssist software is currently associated with a vulnerability allowing Remote Code Execution (RCE) attacks. It comes pre-installed on virtually all new Dell devices running Windows®, the SupportAssist application "proactively checks the health of your system - Read More
 
May 2nd, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 9:00 AM–11:00 AM Pacific Time Join this virtual event to learn about strategies, insights, and technologies to modernize and manage your Windows Server ecosystem. Be among the first to learn about - Read More
 
May 2nd, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
    Researchers have found a new version of the Hawkeye malware kit and have noticed that alongside technical advances, they’ve included some business improvements.     While Hawkeye has been a product since 2013, the recent change in ownership at the end of 2018 - Read More
 
May 2nd, 2019 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
   Macro enabled Office documents are a useful tool for automating advanced calculations in document files but they have a long history of abuse as well. They are easy to spot as documents containing embedded Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) code have a ‘m’ at the end of - Read More
 

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