Security professionals dread the day when they get the call that ransomware has infiltrated their network and has already started encrypting files, drives and network shares. After the initial shock has worn off and the ransomware is no longer encrypting …Read more
UPDATE 5/18/17: As widely published, the WannaCrypt ransomware checks for a specific URL and proxy settings before it starts. If the URL is active, it will not run. Furthermore, if a proxy is required to access the Internet, the ransomware …Read more
It doesn’t happen too often, but occasionally Patch Tuesday takes place when Ivanti IT security expert Chris Goettl is on the road.
Goettl runs Ivanti’s popular Patch Tuesday webinar, dedicating an hour-plus to informing the masses about Microsoft’s latest security …Read more
Slow adoption of operating systems is not uncommon. According to netmarketshare.com, over 7 percent of global endpoints continue to use Windows XP, even though Microsoft ended support in 2014.
Microsoft has had mixed reactions and success with their operating system …Read more
I’m sitting in a conference room at the Mirage Hotel in Vegas and contemplating all the different vulnerabilities that have been discovered recently. Last week there were two pretty significant security threats: the Intel vPro vulnerability and the Google Docs …Read more
Ivanti CEO Steve Daly challenged IT teams to break down the traditional silos within the IT industry during the Interchange opening keynote on Tuesday.
“We’ve got to start to unify IT,” Daly said to the crowd at Interchange LIVE.
This …Read more
Conference attendees are checked into their rooms, swag has been handed out, and the booths in the expo hall look great. Interchange 2017 is in full swing at the Mirage in Las Vegas.
As boot camp sessions wrapped up on …Read more