GFI LanGuard - Your virtual IT security consultant. This step by step guide helps you understand how you can maintain a secure and compliant network with minimal IT effort.
Bayview Medical Clinic is a small group practice with three physicians. Together, they provide a full service Family Practice to over 4,000 patients. Since it is a paperless clinic the laboratory and medical imaging reports are delivered electronically and E-Faxes are entered directly in to the EMR. All Paper documents are scanned as searchable PDFs and then attached to the patient chart. Since so much personal data is stored digitally the clinic decided to up their security game and started using GFI LanGuard.
Since 2006, FrugalBrothers has built its business around providing only the best email protection and network security tools to its customers. FrugalBrothers are certified in all products and is a top GFI Gold Level Partner.
The discovery of a bug in the Bash shell, one of the most-used utilities for Linux/UNIX, has ‘shellshocked’ experts. If you thought Heartbleed was bad, think again, because the effects of the Bash bug on unpatched machines can be devastating. You can, however, do something about it with GFI LanGuard.
A recent Ponemon Institute study estimates it costs businesses $214 per single, compromised record - so just imagine what it would cost if thousands of records on your system were compromised. Add to that the impact on reputation, lost business and potential legal ramifications and it is easy to see the additional value provided by automatic vulnerability scanning.
Watch this video to learn what to do once you've installed GFI LanGuard.
What are the top five security errors that small and medium-size businesses (SMBs) commonly make? And how can you avoid them? Watch this video for some simple but solid advice and practical tips to increase your organization's network security.
Watch this video to learn how to deploy Adobe Reader by using GFI LanGuard’s application deployment capabilities.
This short video shows a GFI LanGuard user how to acknowledge a vulnerability so that it will continue to be reported, or ignore it either indefinitely or for a limited time frame.
This short video shows how to audit smartphones and tablets with GFI LanGuard.
This short video shows how to use GFI LanGuard to automatically deploy patches to devices in the network, that have already been tested or manually approved for distribution.
This short "How To" video shows how a user can set up an automatic report that will alert them when a new device is added to a domain or organizational unit in the network.
This short video shows a user how to deploy scanning agents to known devices in the network, and to automatically install agents on new devices that connect to the network.
This short video shows a user how to deploy custom software using GFI LanGuard.
This short video shows how a user can deploy missing patches with GFI LanGuard.
This video shows how a user can find what is shared on a network as well as what is accessible to everyone with GFI LanGuard.
GFI LanGuard ships with a number of predefined software categories that can help to easily locate and group applications by functional category, e.g. antivirus or firewalls. This short video shows a user how to do this.
This short video shows a user how to do easily audit open ports on machines in their network and discover such information.
The short video shows users to perform a remote agentless scan.
This short video shows a user how to select a scan target - it can be a local computer, a remote computer, a domain or a workgroup, an Active Directory, organizational unit or an IP address range - create a scan profile and execute or schedule the scan using GFI LanGuard.
Using GFI LanGuard IT administrators can then notify device owners of the latest updates available for the operating systems installed on their devices, and can provide an email template to help IT administrators do this. This short video shows users how this can been done.
This short video shows a user how to configure GFI LanGuard to generate reports which can be scheduled to be run on a regular basis, and to be automatically saved on the disk in a specified location or sent to an chosen email recipient.
GFI LanGuard not only provides visibility as to what applications are installed on network devices, but it also provides the capability to uninstall and remove unauthorized applications (such as games, audio/media streaming applications, illegal sharing/P2P applications) from machines and the network. This short video describes how users can do this.
This short video shows a user how to use the dashboard.
This short video shows a GFI LanGuard user how to use the 'Remediate Section' to take actions such as deploying or rolling back updates (both security and non-security ones), deploying custom software, scripts and uninstalling unauthorized applications.
This short video shows you how to use the reporting features to best effect.
This short video shows a GFI LanGuard user how to remain vigilant and in control at all times, by providing ongoing visibility of any relevant security changes made on your network