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Five ways ADCs simplify apps’ transition to the cloud
Thu, 11th Feb 2021
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Cloud adoption is on the rise, but a lack of continuity in management, security, and reporting poses challenges, new research reveals.
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TMG nabs Flexera APAC partner of the year award for second year running
Tue, 7th Apr 2020
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The Mastermind Group has been named Asia Pacific Partner of the Year for Flexera for the second consecutive year.
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Three key steps to improving security patching
Mon, 26th Nov 2018
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microsoft
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endpoint protection
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compliance
Many IT departments only patch the top software applications such as Microsoft, Adobe and their browsers.
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Flexera acquires multi-cloud management provider, RightScale
Fri, 28th Sep 2018
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cloud services
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multi-cloud
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Flexera has acquired multi-cloud management leader RightScale, bolstering its technology asset management offering.
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Five monetisation methods to drive profit and growth
Thu, 13th Sep 2018
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iot
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flexera
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opinion
Automation and data exchange trends in manufacturing, or Industry 4.0, are revolutionising the way products are made and sold.
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Five ways CIOs need to change to survive in a software driven world
Mon, 16th Jul 2018
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software
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cios
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flexera
Software has become one of the most important assets for any enterprise, it has and will continue to revolutionise the way most organisations work.
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Automated Microsoft updates not enough to protect businesses - report
Fri, 6th Jul 2018
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microsoft
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flexera
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secunia
Security professionals need to pay attention to desktop applications because most vulnerabilities found in these types of apps can be dangerous.
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Fingerprinting: A new security for open source software
Thu, 28th Jun 2018
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open source
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flexera
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software development
Some developers can be very casual about copying files, code snippets, images, binaries or entire modules without respecting open source licences.
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Breaking down the ASD’s “top four” strategies to mitigate cybersecurity incidents
Mon, 18th Jun 2018
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pam
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cybersecurity
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We take a deep dive into the absolute essential aspects of a robust security strategy, as outlined by the Australian government.
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Back to basics: 4 common sense steps to avoid a software attack
Fri, 8th Jun 2018
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cybersecurity
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software
Flexera's SVP for EMEA shares inside information into why businesses are more at risk than ever and what they can do to better protect themselves.
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Profiting from IoT: How to effectively monetise software
Thu, 19th Apr 2018
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iot
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sales
Flexera outlines three crucial sales techniques for IoT software offerings that facilitate recurring revenues.
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Flexera releases open source security and compliance platform
Thu, 11th Jan 2018
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cloud services
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open source
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Software suppliers and buyers can identify high-risk code, prioritise accordingly and channel effort to projects.
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KPMG Australia teams up with Flexera for Software Asset Management
Mon, 8th Jan 2018
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cloud services
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SAM is no longer just about software license compliance. Organisations need to optimise software usage and control costs.
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The future of the Internet of Things in 2018
Mon, 11th Dec 2017
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iot
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flexera
While many things will change in 2018, the rapid pace of technological advances will not.
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Survey reveals cloud IT asset visibility crucial to cut costs
Thu, 30th Nov 2017
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iaas
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flexera
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network visibility
The general consensus is that IT executives remain extremely concerned about the visibility of applications deployed in the cloud.
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Equifax and its 143m customers just the ‘first known victims’
Tue, 19th Sep 2017
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cybersecurity
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security vulnerabilities
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flexera
Equifax breach reveals well-known vulnerability, patch available long before attack, says Flexera. More hacks likely to come.
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Flexera makes power play with BDNA acquisition
Fri, 15th Sep 2017
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bi
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big data
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cloud services
The company says the acquisition will make it the world's largest technology asset data platform.
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Former channel manager takes on Flexera ANZ director role
Tue, 12th Sep 2017
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cybersecurity
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appointments
Flexera Software has promoted its former APAC channel alliances manager, Hugh Darvall, to the role of director of sales for Australia and New Zealand.
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Don’t boil the ocean: Taking the sting out of software license audits
Fri, 14th Jul 2017
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licensing
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software
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flexera
Software audits have become even more complicated as businesses now need to track software in complex environments, like the cloud.
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In-depth: Security experts explain the WannaCry ransomware's world domination
Mon, 15th May 2017
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malware
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
Does it make you WannaCry? Experts from around the world comment on the ransomware's deadly attacks over the weekend, & if there's a way to stop it.
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Flexera says software supply chain is broken as patch rates drop
Wed, 22nd Mar 2017
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pdf
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flexera
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patching
While there has been a flurry of activity in releasing security patches, many of those patches are not being applied.
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Weekly AU security roundup: Hackers speak out, CyberArk, unpatched software and Yahoo’s CEO
Fri, 3rd Mar 2017
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yahoo
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cyberark
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flexera
Nuix got the inside word from cyber hackers themselves about what they do, and why they do it. 50% of hackers change their attack methods for every target.
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The stats are in: Japanese PC users at risk of attack through old and unpatched software
Tue, 28th Feb 2017
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flexera
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security vulnerabilities
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patching
The average private user has 63 programs on their PC from 21 different vendors. 7% of those are at the end of their life, meaning they're not patched.
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Australia’s vulnerabilities unmasked as survey reveals top unpatched & old programs
Tue, 28th Feb 2017
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flexera
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security vulnerabilities
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patching
The average private user has 77 programs on their PC and 7.1% of those are at the end of their life (EOL) and no longer patched by the vendor.