Severe 'Looney Tunables' security flaw found in some Linux editions
Major security flaw, 'Looney Tunables', detected in glibc, threatens Linux distributions, urgent patch recommended
ESET announces significant updates to its Protect Platform
The addition of vulnerability and patch management powered by OPSWAT enables businesses to tighten their defences.
Action1 Corporation enhances patch management platform with new features
Action1 Corporation is looking to add vulnerability discovery and prioritisation based on IT asset value to its patch management capabilities.
A solution to the security challenge of legacy applications
A legacy application that is five or ten years old could have thousands of vulnerabilities and present a softer and, therefore, more attractive target for hackers.
Don’t get stuck in the "panic patching" flywheel – there is a better way!
It’s an age-old cyber security mantra that all patches must be applied promptly in order to protect against newly discovered threats
Ivanti and SentinelOne partner on patch management solution
Ivanti and SentinelOne will integrate their technologies Ivanti Neurons for Patch Management and SentinelOne's Singularity XDR platform.
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from Rimini Street
Today we welcome back Daniel Benad, who is the GVP & regional GM for Oceania at Rimini Street.
Developments in phishing and how to protect your business
Phishing, the practice of sending malicious emails to encourage users to perform actions that benefit an attacker, is a key security concern for modern businesses due to its prevalence and impact.
The patch management challenge
We all know that patching is important, so why is the physical process for updating systems across the enterprise still so difficult?
Qualys adds zero-touch patching to Patch Management app
"As organisations implement zero-trust security frameworks, the ability to automate patching so they can better trust assets becomes a foundational aspect of their cyber defence strategy.”
Five ways to achieve smarter application management
Applications are the lifeblood of any modern organisation. But left unmanaged, they can throw both security and productivity into jeopardy.
Majority of IT security professionals find patching overly complex
Two-thirds of companies still haven't patched their systems. Yet organisations around the world are still being targeted by WannaCry ransomware attacks.
Patch management, robust password policies vital in reducing risk of cyberattacks
"Legacy OS usage, low-end equipment, compatibility issues and human factors often result in security breaches that can jeopardise an organisation's security."
Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday announcement 'alarming'
Microsoft today pushed software updates to plug security gaps in its Windows software and related products.
Ivanti tackles today's biggest security threats with RiskSense acquisition
"Together, Ivanti and RiskSense will enable customers to take the right action at the right time and effectively defend against ransomware, which is the biggest security threat today.”
Employees fail to update devices, security vulnerabilities increase
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.
Check Point uncovers live Linux attack, urges users to take action
“What we have identified is a live and ongoing cyber attack campaign targeting specific Linux users."
Ivanti and Avast Business extend partnership, launch joint solution for SMBs
"By integrating an industry-leading Ivanti patch management technology into the Avast Business security platforms, we have been working to help ensure SMBs can simplify their critical patch management process to prevent risk and exposure."
Jamf buys Melbourne-based patch management firm Mondada
“We are confident that this unique technology will significantly expand and accelerate Jamf's application lifecycle capabilities in the future,” says Mondada cofounder.
Organisations still not getting cybersecurity fundamentals right - Wavelink
Research shows that nearly 60% of organisations that suffered a data breach in the two years between 2016 and 2018 fell victim to a known vulnerability with patches available.
Time to give your security setup an end-of-year clean?
ExtraHop reminds businesses that ‘tis the season embark on the annual end of year clean: garages, closets and cybersecurity settings.
Patching: Reducing the gap between exposure and remediation
On average, it takes an organisation 90-120 days to deploy a patch to their devices, which is too big a gap between a patch being released and it being deployed.
Breaches on the rise despite increased security spend, survey finds
"This study shows the vulnerability gap that has been a growing pain point for CIOs and CISOs."
Zero-day Internet Explorer vulnerability exploited in the wild
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.