Today companies rely on software to ensure their products and services can be made, sold and maintained the right way. This makes software crucial for their business. Luckily the software vendors provide support, so in case of issues/bugs/security gaps they’re ready to help and limit impact....

From 2008 onwards, Microsoft appears every two years with a new version of SQL Server. A new version means new functions, a better security model, a more efficient database engine, etc. For example, you can, unlike previous versions, install SQL Server 2017 on Linux and Docker. Since...

  After the Spectre & Meltdown vulnerabilities (see https://monin-it.be/2018/01/17/meltdown-spectre-solution-linux-windows/) at the beginning of 2018, Intel now tackled 3 applications of another big vulnerability in their microcode: the L1 Terminal Fault (L1TF) vulnerabilities. All three applications of L1TF are speculative execution side-channel cache timing vulnerabilities: CVE-2018-3615: Affecting Intel Software...