There has been a very famous tale of a security issue in the news lately. Others have done a great job explaining it, so I won't even dare to even try. Some people are concerned that Intel® Ethernet products might be at risk. Coming to this blog is a great first step, but there is a much better place for you to look. Intel® Product Security Center. It lists all the advisories that Intel is currently tracking. A great resource, it has clear version and update suggestions for products that have issues. It even has a mailing list option so you can get updates when they come out. The one in the news is listed as Multiple Intel Software Products and API Services impacted by CVE-2014-0160, and !spoilers alert! Intel Ethernet doesn't have any products listed. If we did have any security related issues, you would find them there. I strongly suggest you add the Intel® Product Security Center to your bookmarks, and sign up for the e-mail. Vigilance is the first step to better security, and Intel tries to make it easier for busy IT professionals to stay informed.