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Posts by Amber Boehm

Why You Should Be Paranoid About Data Center Security and How to Prepare for the Inevitable

As Ivanti prepares to infiltrate booth #2839 at VMworld 2018 in Las Vegas, August 26–30, I find myself reflecting on urban legends. Yes, you read that right. And, no, VMworld isn’t an urban legend. It’s as real as the extra poundage I bring back with me from Vegas through fine dining and quality ou

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Patching? Sooo Not a Solved Problem…

Even when you have the right tools in place to secure your IT environment, you may still be at risk because they aren’t always optimized for success.   Patching, for example, simply isn’t a solved problem. WannaCry and NotPetya spread rapidly, using a combination of exploits stolen from the NSA and

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The Future? It’s Weaponized Malware

Without question, hackers today can have a major impact on critical infrastructure worldwide—hospitals, banking systems, the power grid—especially when they’re partnered with aging, vulnerable technology like legacy software. And they appear to be more and more intent on making that happen.   That’s

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The User: Always Your Weakest Link

The Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) is one of the most respected annual reports in the security industry. Every year, the Verizon Research, Investigations, Solutions and Knowledge (RISK) team, one of the largest IT investigative entities in the world, shares deep insights into the

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