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How a Casino Tipped Network Security Odds in Their Favor

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Our services team recently assisted a casino with their WhatsUp Gold install. The casino outsourced network management to a third-party consultant, whom we called to get the credentials for their core router. He told us he would “call us back”.   Three weeks passed. No return call from the consultant. Enter WhatsConfigured. A quick analysis revealed a back door through the casino’s firewall and core router, exposing sensitive data assets. Back of the house compromised. Third parties, disgruntled employees – or just simple human error – it’s critical to ensure your network is properly configured. Find out if your network security is tight – run WhatsConfigured on your network free for 30 days. WhatsConfigured provides businesses with security and control over critical infrastructure & configuration data: Archiving authorized configurations Scheduling regular configuration audits Alerting when configurations have been changes Comparing running configurations to authorized configurations Learn how to uncover common […]

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Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold Enters Evaluation Stage of Common Criteria

Ipswitch is proud to announce that the WhatsUp Gold suite of innovative IT management solutions has officially entered the evaluation stage for Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level 2 (EAL2). Common Criteria for Information Technology Security Evaluation is one of the highest international standards for computer security certification in the world and is accepted by the United States Government and 26 additional countries.  EAL2 provides assurance that the Target of Evaluation (TOE) is supported by independent testing and meets the highest of security standards.  The evaluation is being conducted on the suite of WhatsUp Gold products including WhatsUp Gold Premium and the following WhatsUp Gold plug-in modules: WhatsConnected, WhatsConfigured, WhatsVirtual, WhatsUp Flow Monitor, WhatsUp VoIP, and WhatsUp Failover Manager. WhatsUp Gold is built on a scalable and fully extensible architecture and provides a full set of services spanning the needs of small, midsize, and enterprise organizations. WhatsUp Gold enables IT professionals to […]

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IT Management: A flower box in the spring

As I sit in my office, I periodically look over at a fake plastic tree nearby. As I look at it, about the only maintenance that it would ever need is a periodic dusting. It doesn’t require any sunlight, water or fertilizer to keep its color or shape.                                                                                      Contrast this to the flower boxes around my home. Since I live in a climate that carries all four seasons, there is a point where no plants are able to thrive. During the winter, the plant energy retreats into the root system to hibernate, and when the ground temperature is warm enough, things begin to grow again. The problem is that sometimes weeds apparently receive this warm weather trigger when the temperature is barely above freezing. No flowers grow, but the weeds are in full-on growth mode as soon as the snow melts. Left untamed, the weeds will sprout, and if nothing […]

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