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Native Patching Support for Adobe Shockwave and Adobe AIR

We’re excited to share our upcoming features with you. Headlined by the first of our ongoing 3rd party software catalog updates and missed patch window capabilities. These two updates will be in production within the next couple of weeks, followed shortly by additional features that will improve your patching experience. 3rd Party Software Additions We […]

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By The Numbers: How Spectre and Meltdown Are Affecting Businesses

The IT world was thrown for a loop in the new year with the arrival of a unique breed of security vulnerability. While threats spawned from software bugs have become all too familiar to IT professionals, vulnerabilities caused by hardware flaws embedded in the core of computer processors are causing a new level of stress. […]

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A Single Source Of Truth For Patching

I think we can all agree that patching is a task we tend to eschew. It’s not because we don’t need to do it. We absolutely must do it. However, the process of patching is unpleasant. It’s time consuming, requires manual human intervention, is ad hoc, lacks a unified solution, and creates unintended consequences that […]

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Automate Remote Patching

I think we can all agree, patching remote endpoints is a nuisance. Remote devices need to adhere to the same patching and security standards as on-premise servers and workstations, yet patching solutions are rarely geared towards cloud connected devices. Vendor-provided patching tools such as WSUS rely on VPN connections for remote patching, and even enterprise-level […]

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Improve Security For Remote Users

Today employees work from home, coffee shops, hotels, and at 30,0000 feet. They also use several devices to conduct business. In addition to computers provided by their IT department, employees increasingly use their own computer as well as phones and tablets to access company networks. Remote employees rarely connect to a centralized network or communicate […]

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Good Cyber Hygiene Practices

Cyber hygiene. It’s a term that is both familiar to us and increasing in resonance over the past year. It’s not hard to decipher why, 2017 was the worst year yet for cyber security in both frequency and severity. There were more than 20,000 vulnerabilities disclosed and 5,000 publicly disclosed breaches. In this post, I’m […]

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Server Patching Best Practices

Patching your laptop is a tiresome but innocuous task. You get notifications that updates are available and can apply them with a device restart. For company owned devices, IT can enforce these updates by limiting the number of times an end user can delay them. On the other end of the spectrum is server patching. […]

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Automox Is Hiring!

Here at Automox, we are celebrating a record year of growth in all the key areas. Customers and revenue grew tenfold and our automated patching platform is rich with features that help IT Managers and Sys Admins keep their data and infrastructures protected and secure. To help serve the increased demand for Automox’s cloud based […]

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Automated Software Deployment

Managing software for IT departments is no easy task. CEB estimates that 40% of dollars spent on it are outside of IT’s purview. This should come as no surprise to IT Directors. The availability of SaaS applications to end users, BYOD policies, and the speed with which new technology is released, makes it nearly impossible […]

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Patching Multiple Linux Distros

The importance of patch management has come into focus following the increase in malware and ransomware attacks over the past couple of years. As you already know, the attacks are simply a byproduct of the real challenge we’re currently facing for data security. Both workforces and infrastructures have become decentralized. Employees access the network 24/7 […]

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