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Five ways to achieve smarter application management
Tue 14 Dec 2021
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tools
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patch
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it managers
Applications are the lifeblood of any modern organisation. But left unmanaged, they can throw both security and productivity into jeopardy. 
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Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday announcement 'alarming'
Wed 15 Sep 2021
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microsoft
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Microsoft today pushed software updates to plug security gaps in its Windows software and related products.
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Employees fail to update devices, security vulnerabilities increase
Thu 17 Jun 2021
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software update
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kaspersky
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cyber threats
Kaspersky's study shows that some staff members are reluctant to update their work devices, meaning that there are vulnerable computers, laptops and smartphones in the corporate network.
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Check Point uncovers live Linux attack, urges users to take action
Wed 20 Jan 2021
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ddos
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cybersecurity
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open source
“What we have identified is a live and ongoing cyber attack campaign targeting specific Linux users."
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Zero-day Internet Explorer vulnerability exploited in the wild
Wed 25 Sep 2019
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microsoft
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security vulnerabilities
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Microsoft released an out-of-band patch for the vulnerability discovered by Google researchers due to the report that it has been exploited in the wild.
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Australia the best in the world... at being breached
Fri 20 Apr 2018
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cybersecurity
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servicenow
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cybercrime
Australia may have just cleaned up at the Commonwealth Games, but it appears the nation still has a lot to learn when it comes to cybersecurity.
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Meltdown and Spectre fallout: patching problems persist
Fri 12 Jan 2018
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intel
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spectre
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security vulnerabilities
Malwarebytes has found that the patches are causing increases in CPU usage.
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Security experts find critical vulnerabilities in SAP’s mail systems
Mon 27 Mar 2017
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email
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sap
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“The impact of these vulnerabilities can be severe for SAP customers that use the inbound mail processing functionality."
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Bye bye, NPAPI: Mozilla issues critical update to Firefox, disables plugins
Fri 10 Mar 2017
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microsoft
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mozilla
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browser
Firefox has disabled all NPAPI plugin capability except Flash. Common plugins such as Adobe Acrobat, Java and Microsoft Silverlight no longer load.
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IoT drives the need for smart patching to avoid downtime
Tue 17 Jan 2017
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iot security
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iot
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flexera
The art of patching is becoming increasingly critical with the rise of the IoT - is it possible to avoid downtime?
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Sony releases PS4 patch for Blu-ray 3D movies...
Wed 30 Jul 2014
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gaming
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technology gifts
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blu-ray
With the new patch 1.75 installed Sony's PlayStation 4 finally becomes a fully-fledged Blu-ray player capable of playing Blu-ray 3D movies.
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PlayStation 4 patch 1.7 causes mayhem
Thu 1 May 2014
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gaming
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The first major PlayStation 4 patch went live on Wednesday and has caused havoc for some console owners.
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