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Automate Remote Patching

I think we can all agree, patching remote endpoints is a nuisance. Remote devices need to adhere to the same patching and security standards as on-premise servers and workstations, yet patching solutions are rarely geared towards cloud connected devices. Vendor-provided patching tools such as WSUS rely on VPN connections for remote patching, and even enterprise-level […]

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Improve Security For Remote Users

Today employees work from home, coffee shops, hotels, and at 30,0000 feet. They also use several devices to conduct business. In addition to computers provided by their IT department, employees increasingly use their own computer as well as phones and tablets to access company networks. Remote employees rarely connect to a centralized network or communicate […]

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Good Cyber Hygiene Practices

Cyber hygiene. It’s a term that is both familiar to us and increasing in resonance over the past year. It’s not hard to decipher why, 2017 was the worst year yet for cyber security in both frequency and severity. There were more than 20,000 vulnerabilities disclosed and 5,000 publicly disclosed breaches. In this post, I’m […]

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Server Patching Best Practices

Patching your laptop is a tiresome but innocuous task. You get notifications that updates are available and can apply them with a device restart. For company owned devices, IT can enforce these updates by limiting the number of times an end user can delay them. On the other end of the spectrum is server patching. […]

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Automox Is Hiring!

Here at Automox, we are celebrating a record year of growth in all the key areas. Customers and revenue grew tenfold and our automated patching platform is rich with features that help IT Managers and Sys Admins keep their data and infrastructures protected and secure. To help serve the increased demand for Automox’s cloud based […]

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Automated Software Deployment

Managing software for IT departments is no easy task. CEB estimates that 40% of dollars spent on it are outside of IT’s purview. This should come as no surprise to IT Directors. The availability of SaaS applications to end users, BYOD policies, and the speed with which new technology is released, makes it nearly impossible […]

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Patching Multiple Linux Distros

The importance of patch management has come into focus following the increase in malware and ransomware attacks over the past couple of years. As you already know, the attacks are simply a byproduct of the real challenge we’re currently facing for data security. Both workforces and infrastructures have become decentralized. Employees access the network 24/7 […]

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Linux Security Needs

Linux has grown in popularity among engineers and developers due to its speed and flexibility. While the community that continues to develop Linux is what makes the system so unique and powerful, the open-source nature of Linux also presents several security challenges. Linux contains over 20 million lines of code written by thousands of developers […]

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How Can I Reduce My Patching Workload?

Each year brings an increasing number of dangerous vulnerabilities: By September 2017 16,000 vulnerabilities had been reported for the year, breaking 2016’s record with a full quarter until the end of the year. At the same time, the number of vendors present in a company’s network through 3rd party software has also gone up. In […]

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Best Patching Solutions To Save Time And Money

The necessity of real-time patching has come into focus. 2017 was the worst year on record for data breaches. Ransomware and malware including WannaCry exploited unpatched vulnerabilities, and some of the largest breaches ever were a result of unpatched systems left vulnerable for several months. While effective patch management has always been a best practice […]

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