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Flexera stories - Page 2

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Flexera makes power play with BDNA acquisition
Fri, 15th Sep 2017
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Flexera acquires BDNA to become a titan in technology asset data, aiming to transform software ecosystem decision-making.
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Former channel manager takes on Flexera ANZ director role
Tue, 12th Sep 2017
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Flexera Software has promoted its former APAC channel alliances manager, Hugh Darvall, to the role of director of sales for Australia and New Zealand.
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Don’t boil the ocean: Taking the sting out of software license audits
Fri, 14th Jul 2017
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licensing
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Software audits have become even more complicated as businesses now need to track software in complex environments, like the cloud.
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In-depth: Security experts explain the WannaCry ransomware's world domination
Mon, 15th May 2017
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Does it make you WannaCry? Experts from around the world comment on the ransomware's deadly attacks over the weekend, & if there's a way to stop it.
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Flexera says software supply chain is broken as patch rates drop
Wed, 22nd Mar 2017
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While there has been a flurry of activity in releasing security patches, many of those patches are not being applied.
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Weekly AU security roundup: Hackers speak out, CyberArk, unpatched software and Yahoo’s CEO
Fri, 3rd Mar 2017
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Nuix got the inside word from cyber hackers themselves about what they do, and why they do it. 50% of hackers change their attack methods for every target.
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The stats are in: Japanese PC users at risk of attack through old and unpatched software
Tue, 28th Feb 2017
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The average private user has 63 programs on their PC from 21 different vendors. 7% of those are at the end of their life, meaning they're not patched.
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Australia’s vulnerabilities unmasked as survey reveals top unpatched & old programs
Tue, 28th Feb 2017
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security vulnerabilities
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patching
The average private user has 77 programs on their PC and 7.1% of those are at the end of their life (EOL) and no longer patched by the vendor.
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IoT drives the need for smart patching to avoid downtime
Tue, 17th Jan 2017
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The art of patching is becoming increasingly critical with the rise of the IoT - is it possible to avoid downtime?.
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Software vulnerability management: How ‘intelligence’ helps reduce the attack surface
Tue, 22nd Nov 2016
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While CSOs probably don’t need to be reminded of the extensive damage that can be inflicted through vulnerabilities, the numbers speak for themselves.
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Flexera Software joins the ranks in ESET's Technology Alliance partner programme
Mon, 17th Oct 2016
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Flexera Software is now part of ESET's Technology Alliance, a partner programme designed to bring partners and customers together for IT security.
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Yes, Australians do patch Windows - but not their software, report finds
Thu, 11th Aug 2016
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Flexera Software says it's good news and bad news for both Australian Windows users and cybersecurity, as users adopt - and yet ignore - patches.
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Cybersecurity & software vulnerability management: The ounce of prevention that’s worth a pound of cure
Mon, 27th Jun 2016
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A recent cyberattack on the BBC, the New York Times & MSN saw tens of thousands of computers potentially exposed to hacker threats through online ads.
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Football mania brings security risks to workplace bring-your-own-device policies
Wed, 22nd Jun 2016
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As football mania is sweeping the world, employees could be a security risk through your 'bring-your-own-device' policies, warns Flexera Software.
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Collaboration to enable on-demand, usage-based licensing in the cloud
Thu, 12th May 2016
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cloud services
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​Flexera Software recently announced they are collaborating with Microsoft Azure to enable Thinkbox Software to add more services.
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Aussie PC users patching software vulnerabilities, but big challenges still remain
Wed, 4th May 2016
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pc hardware
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A recent study by Flexera Software had mixed results for Australia’s PC users - is the software on your PC safe?.
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Vulnerable system the root cause of security issues, experts say
Thu, 17th Mar 2016
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The breadth of the problem illustrates the challenge faced by IT teams trying to protect their environment against security breaches.
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Optimising software assets
Mon, 29th Dec 2014
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Optimising software assets in New Zealand: MSPs help firms navigate the complex SaaS landscape, enhancing ROI and compliance, says Flexera expert.