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Survey: 5 Most Ridiculous Things IT Admins Have Seen Business Users Do [INFOGRAPHIC]

If you work in an office, chances are you have seen a frantic IT guy or gal running around trying to put out virtual fires, and you’ve wondered what all the fuss was about. In addition to the numerous, legitimate, technical glitches that can come up when operating a data center, there are also lots […]

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The Perils of Public Wireless Networks

We access Wi-Fi hotspots both for work and for play — but how much thought do we give security? Are administrators — and their users — fully aware of the risks of surfing openly on a public wireless network? This video sheds more light on those risks and shares some useful tips on how to […]

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57 Simple Sys Admin Mistakes that Someday You’ll Regret

When it comes to IT, simple mistakes can cost you big time. Whether that is immediately or not depends on a number of factors, and sometimes, when something has gone incredibly wrong, you won’t even realize that the root cause was a snap decision or simple oversight you made months ago. If you parse this […]

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European Legislation Might Outlaw Security Tools

In a recent post I had outlined my concerns about the Anti-Circumvention rules imposed by ACTA. I had suggested that as a result, legislation could in future be such that using certain tools required by the security profession – which could also be used by people with malicious intent such as disassembles – would be […]

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Why you need to run a vulnerability assessment

The old saying, “prevention is better than cure”, is as true today as it ever was – and it definitely applies to information security. But to protect against actual and potential network vulnerabilities, you first need to know what they are. That’s were a vulnerability assessment comes in – find out more in this video.

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GFI Malta Enjoys a Traditional Treat

Even if you’re living on a beautiful sunny island in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, Monday blues can hit you – especially after a holiday weekend. But that wasn’t the case for the GFI Malta team whose morning was brightened up by a fellow colleague who surprised them with a GFI version of a traditional Maltese […]

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You’ve got All Your Security Technologies in Place… Now What?

Antivirus and firewall solutions? Check! Regular vulnerability scans and patch management? Check! Web security software? Check! Security thinking? Ch-e…what? When we think about security we automatically think in terms of software. Without a doubt, these solutions are a must to enforce an organization’s network security but the journey shouldn’t stop there. You can only achieve […]

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The Hidden Threats Behind Web Banners

What is ‘malvertising’ and why is it dangerous? Watch this video to learn more about the perils posed by malicious web banners and what you can do to protect your network and your users against their harmful payload.

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April Webcast Line-Up

Here at GFI we try to share all the information you need on the latest technologies. This month, we’re offering all the following FREE webinars – have a look and see what best suits your needs!

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Is Your Deception Defense Strong?

April Fools is a whole day dedicated to the art of deception. Newspapers run spoof stories, pranks are pulled and the world generally does its best to tickle its collective funny bone. For that one day, that brief 24 hours, lies and deception become funny. That is, unless those lies and deception involve social engineering. […]

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