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End User Notification Option for Greater Patching Control

Automox’s cloud based patch management solution now features the option of end user notifications. The feature provides IT managers and system administrators more flexibility and control over the critical process of keeping workstations patched and secure anywhere in the world. Automox was built to simplify the patch management process. Providing the capability to manage patches […]

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Simple Affordable Patch Management

Patching is no longer a task that can be put off, staying up to date is mandatory for data security. With the increase in attack vectors and frequency of attacks, there is more scrutiny being placed on IT security, and the liability associated with out of date patches has never been higher. The challenge for […]

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Patch Automation You Control

We all know patching is a necessary evil. For years it has been a bane of system administrators. While patching is never a task sysadmins are going to look forward to, incorporating patch automation as part of the process can actually make the experience pleasant. Patch automation has evolved dramatically with the adoption of cloud […]

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Equifax and Minimizing Threat Surfaces

Cyber attacks, like last week’s announced data breach at Equifax, are going to continue to make headlines. We recently wrote about the cost of a cyber attack and with so many affected by this particular attack, it’s likely the cost will likely be the largest in history. It is rumored that this attack came through […]

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Simple Effective Remote Patching

If you’re applying Windows updates with WSUS or SCCM, we don’t have to reiterate the challenges. Both can be complicated to setup and manage for systems that are “in the office.” Trying to patch remote systems using VPN access is where the tools really break down, leaving both IT and end users frustrated and unhappy […]

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Automox Introduces System Management Capabilities For A Streamlined Patching Experience

Building on their reputation for delivering simplified, predictable patch management and configuration enforcement, Automox has released their new System Management capabilities. This new feature enables custom policy creation that allow users to quickly and easily configure the solution to their unique requirements. As a cloud-based solution, Automox provides patching and system management of Windows, Mac […]

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The Cost of a Data Breach

We recently wrote about why companies don’t patch their systems. While the reasons may be legitimate, the decision carries significant risk. The cost of a data breach due to a cyber attack is multifaceted; there is an impact on business operations, employee productivity, customer retention, lost prospects, system availability, and stock price among other factors. […]

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Introducing New Automox UI – System Management

We are excited to share our latest update with you. Building off of the new dashboard layout we released earlier this year, we have streamlined the user interface and added powerful new backend functionality that makes it easier for you to manage and organize your devices, groups, and policies in Automox.  This blog post will […]

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Password Security Best Practices

Passwords are the first line of defense between our most private information and cyber attackers. And while we all understand the importance passwords play in protecting our online data, many of us routinely pick predictable, a.k.a. hackable, passwords. In an effort to improve password security, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently published […]

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6 Reasons Why Companies Don’t Patch

Patching is a major challenge for IT managers everywhere. As WannaCry and its variants showed us, keeping up with patches is difficult. Just 31% of companies running Windows are on the latest operating system (OS), with 60% running Windows versions that no longer receive regular support. Running an out of date OS triples the risk […]

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