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The Importance of Deploying a Patch Management Process

Patching systems is often seen as a simple task but there is more to the patch management process than meets the eye. You don’t just get the patches and deploy them but you need to start planning and testing before even going near a live environment – what can be defined as the ‘patch management […]

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What Should Be Included In Your Patch Management Policy?

Most organizations pay attention to security and patching their systems, but how many have a well-honed patch management policy? Patch management is often seen as a trivial task. Simply click on ‘update’ and that’s it. But in reality there is a lot more to it and a proper policy is certainly not overkill. But what […]

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Why your organization needs to do network auditing

Network auditing is a must for any organization. Networks are dynamic entities; they grow, shrink, change and divide themselves continuously. Network administrators cannot even assume this process is entirely under their control. Users add devices and sometimes even new hardware to the network infrastructure. Even worse, it is not the first time a user would […]

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Why You Need to Run a Vulnerability Assessment

Running a vulnerability assessment is fundamental for any organization. When an administrator is in the process of securing his network, there are a lot of things he needs to bear in mind. Unfortunately, when it comes to network security most stop at patch management and antivirus software. Little do they know that they also need […]

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Beware the Malware Banner

Have you already heard about the banner trick? Not yet? This is one of the latest sophisticated additions found in the Zeus malware configuration. This addition has been recently discovered, analyzed and reported by Trusteer. Malware such as Zeus place their focus in online banking fraud. Online banking fraud is a serious affair judging by […]

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GFI participates in Rotary International Charity Day

GFI Software (Malta) was proud to once again help out in the third Rotary Hands-On Day which was held St. Theresa’s Home in Zurrieq, an orphanage run by the Sisters of the Sacred Heart. The event was organized to give the home a boost. Members from the GFI team helped out in various activities including […]

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Tips for a Good Patch Management Strategy

Previously “Never touch a running system” was a very common tradition/saying in IT administration. Once software is installed on a system, it will be never touched again as long as software does the job properly. Nowadays, this common tradition has changed. Updating software does not only bring new features into the product, it may also […]

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GFI LANguard™ 2011 Released!

GFI LANguard is the first network vulnerability and patch management solution to integrate with more than 1,500 critical security applications The GFI Infrastructure Business Unit announces the launch of GFI LANguard™ 2011, the latest version of the company’s comprehensive network vulnerability scanning and patch management solution. GFI LANguard 2011 is the first network vulnerability and […]

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Win an ‘I’m a Tech Blogger’ T-Shirt (if you’re a tech blogger)

Are you a tech blogger? Do you want a T-shirt that declares your tech blogger role? Well you’re in the right place! Competition We’re giving away 50 I’m a Tech Blogger T-shirts to the first 50 tech bloggers that participate in our competition by completing this form and giving us the right answer to the […]

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Beware of Breaking News

Malware writers and people who make money off the distribution of malware have always had one tricky element to their operation – getting the user to act in such a way which gets him/her infected. Throughout the years one approach used by such malicious people has always been to exploit breaking news. In some cases […]

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