Readiness Blog

News and updates for those concerned with keeping applications compatible, secure, and compliant throughout Windows updates and patches.

Patch Tuesday

A ‘business-as-usual’ Patch Tuesday update for Windows desktops

With no “zero-days” and a relatively light load of Office, Developer Tools and legacy ESU updates, May’s patch cycle focused on the Windows desktop and server platforms, with 111 security related updates to all platforms.

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Assurance Dashboard

Assurance Security Dashboard May 2020

For May, we’re trying out a new way of reporting data using a report format that more closely aligns with what customers of our new Assurance offering will see.

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Microsoft Installer: Assassin or Assistant?

Many software products come packaged in MSI files. Microsoft Installer is a common tool for software developers to ship their products with because it allows …

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