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John E Dunn
January 31st, 2013

Java doesn’t deserve to be loathed. It just needs some love

It’s made the Internet a better place. But like all wonderful things, Java needs careful oversight

Java, what’s it good for? If the depressing zero day flaw parade of recent weeks is anything to go by, not a lot.

A quick description of the mess; on 10 January, exploits started circulating for a serious flaw in Java 7 Update 10 (itself a major overhaul, released mid-December), prompting an unusual ‘disable immediately’ warning from the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) no less.

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Privilege Guard 3.0 Reporting Pack Preview

Last week I gave you a sneak preview of Privilege Guard 3.0 (Edit: now Defendpoint), which will be released at the start of the New Year. We will also be releasing two new add on modules for Privilege Guard, and today I want to give you a preview of the Reporting Pack module.

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Centralizing Windows Events with Event Forwarding

If you are interested in centralizing Windows events from your desktops or servers then you should take a serious look at Windows Event Forwarding. Event Forwarding is provided by Windows Remote Management (WinRM) and enables you to get events from remote computers and store them in the local event log of an event collector computer.

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