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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 Running an out of date OS triples the risk […]

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Patching for PCI Compliance

Compliance is a multifaceted challenge for any organization. Consider HR and workplace safety regulations, accounting and financial services regulations, and of course IT with data security regulations. It’s no surprise maintaining compliance is both a priority, as well as an ongoing struggle for businesses of any size. Solutions that deliver confidence by simplifying efforts required […]

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A Guide to the CVE System Explained

As an IT professional, you’ve no doubt heard the term CVE many times and you probably have a general understanding of it. However, unless your main focus is patching security, you may not know the ins and outs of the CVE system and how to use it. This short guide consolidates the information you need […]

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Guide To Healthcare Cybersecurity – Patching

In June of 2017, healthcare cybersecurity guidelines were delivered to and Congress by the Healthcare Industry Cybersecurity Task Force (HCIC). The report contains more than 100 recommendations and action items grouped under six specific imperatives. Digging into the numbers behind healthcare cybersecurity attacks, one thing becomes clear:   Keeping systems patched and current is the […]

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Petya Attack And Unpatched CVE’s

The headlines are back just six weeks after WannaCry. Petya, a malware that was identified in  early 2016, has reemerged using the same EternalBlue exploit to spread through networks. And unfortunately, Petya’s affecting way too many companies. Some of which have had to cease operations. So here’s the question, how many attacks need to happen […]

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Why Patch Security Matters

If your OS patch security is not current with known vulnerabilities, you are nearly three times (3X) as likely to experience a breach that could adversely impact your entire network. To see the damage that can be done, you don’t have to look back any further than the WannaCry attack that hit our collective consciousness […]

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Free Patch Monitoring From Automox

If you’re like a lot of IT leaders with too much to do and not enough time to do it, keeping up with your infrastructure vulnerability status is next to impossible without a little help. There’s no reason you should struggle to monitor new and existing patches to keep your infrastructure secure. That’s exactly why […]

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Wanna Cry Ransomware Could Have Been Avoided With Automated Patch Management

Cyber attacks on unpatched software can be fully eliminated thanks to the cloud patch management solution by Automox. Hackers know the easiest way into a company’s network is through outdated and unpatched software updates. “The primary reasons so many vulnerabilities are left unpatched by companies is the time and resources required to manually identify, test, […]

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