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Is Prevention Better Than Remediation?

Absolutely. I want to open discussion around Zero Day attacks. More specifically - how to best prepare for one.

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Methodology To Implementing Patch Management

We are constantly seeing that the time period between a vulnerability is discovered in application or OS and appearance of an exploit is getting shorter, in some instances it has taken only a few hours before a vulnerability is exploited. IT managers are being put under pressure to promptly patch their production systems which conflicts with best practices of quality assurance testing.

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New Version of Shavlik Protect

Shavlik Protect 9.3 has finally been released, the product has had a overhaul and name change. The new name for Shavlik protect is now Ivanti Patch for Windows Servers v9.3.

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Everything You Need To Know About Shavlik 9.3

As Shavlik seems to be keeping up its quarterly updates, this time 9.3 here is everything you need to know about it so far! Shavlik has recently got acquired by Ivanti so the first big area of change is the name, it is now taken on the name of Ivanti Patch for Windows Servers although the name change it is still keeping the version structure.

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First Month Without Patches?

February? The first month without a patch release from Microsoft. Has Microsoft stopped releasing patches?

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LANDESK and HEAT Software Merge to Form Ivanti

Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. (together with its affiliates, “Clearlake”) today announced it has completed the acquisition of LANDESK. In conjunction with the transaction close, LANDESK and HEAT Software announced the two organizations have united under a new corporate name: Ivanti.

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What's In a Name: Why We're Changing Our Name (and More) In 2017

In the timeless classic Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare wrote, “What’s in a name?”. This famous line implies that names are simply labels that don’t really matter. After all, Juliet posits, “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet. It’s a nice sentiment, but perhaps (like Juliet) a bit naïve. If a rose were called skunk weed, you would expect a very different experience when you smelled it. And as Romeo and Juliet’s tragic tale demonstrates, names can unite or divide us. Names matter. So what does this have to do with Shavlik?

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Windows 7 and 8.1 servicing changes

I have had this question come at me from a dozen directions today, so I thought I would provide my thoughts on these changes in a more consumable and easily shared format.

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Do you know your patch management posture?

How well do you know the security posture of your environment? Do you know how effective your Patch Management process is? Can you provide stakeholders with a quick look at the state of your network and show how protected you are in real time?

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Now Available: Xtraction for Shavlik Protect

Xtraction for Shavlik Protect is a self-service, web based solution that presents critical data from Shavlik Protect as customised dashboards and documents in real time. There are 2 different offerings available for Xtraction with Shavlik Protect. These offerings include: Xtraction for Shavlik Protect Reporting Bundle or Xtraction Enterprise with the Shavlik Protect Connector .

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Older IE versions set to become prime targets as Microsoft ends support today

Today is the official end-of-life date for any version of IE older than the latest available for the version of Windows you are running. Microsoft told us in the original life-cycle announcement which version will be supported for each OS. After the January Patch Tuesday release there will be no security updates unless you are on the supported version for that OS.

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