By now you’ve likely read the articles about the recent vulnerability uncovered in OpenSSL that has affected vendors and companies that rely on this near-ubiquitous open source security protocol. In basic terms, the vulnerability exposes any exchange that uses the OpenSSL 1.0.1 family of protocols to an attack.
A major southern US city school district with more than 40,000 students reached out to Ipswitch for help after a failed attempt to implement another company’s network monitoring software. Increased security concerns were driving the school system to increase investment in building and campus safety precautions, but the monitoring software wasn’t cooperating. Enter WhatsUp Gold.
TweetAs a product manager of an integrated solution suite, it’s interesting to compare and contrast the similarities and differences between traditional systems management (OS deployment, inventory, software delivery, patching, monitoring) and its major trends (security, virtualization, cloud, efficient data centers) with network management (deployment and configuration, backup/restore, monitoring, traffic analysis, Quality of Service) and networking […]
TweetOn January 28th, the U.S. and many countries around the world join to celebrate Data Privacy Day. The annual celebration of Data Privacy Day is intended to promote awareness about how information is collected and to educate individuals of all ages about best privacy practices. In today’s digital world, where we submit a vast amount […]
TweetAlthough WhatsUp Log Management Suite v10 makes log management for security and compliance as painless as possible – we’ve now made it even easier to save time! With the version 10.1 update, there are many new ways to enhance efficiency: In addition to preexisting reports for HIPAA, SOX, etc, there are now new out-of-the-box, point-and-click […]
Tweet“Compliance & Security for IT Professionals” Date: Tuesday, November 15th Time: 10:00am US EST Join the WhatsUp Gold team for this exciting webinar to learn what you need to know to keep your compliance and security counterparts off your back! We’ll cover: How to detect and prevent unauthorized access to key enterprise information such as […]
TweetJoin the WhatsUp Gold team for this exciting webinar and learn how to achieve IT compliance and security. Alex Coco will discuss: Compliance regulations like PCI, SOX, FISMA and which ones apply to your business Strategies for making compliance a part of your existing network management practices Key compliance-centric reports you need to generate How […]
TweetHave you done enough to protect your business against data breaches? Although people assume only large businesses are susceptible to data breaches, research shows that is not always the case. In fact, attacks on companies with 100 or fewer employees are rising according to Verizon and the secret service. In 2009, 27% of small businesses […]
TweetSANS Network Security 2011 will take place at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas from September 17-26, 2011. SANS Network Security is an annual event which offers network security training, certification, and research on the most important topics in the industry today. The WhatsUp Gold team will be hosting a lunch and learn presentation: “Adding Rich […]
TweetOn July 16, 2001 Bruce Schneier gave testimony before the Senate Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space of the Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation. A complete transcript of his testimony is available here, and I strongly encourage it be read in its entirety. However, I want to emphasize a central theme from Mr. Schneier’s […]