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Vulnerability Management Is a Prerequisite for Security


Cyber security is a hot topic this year and continues to become a top priority for many organizations. The news is filled with reports of breaches, many through known software vulnerabilities that have cost companies huge amounts of money and tarnished their reputation. So how can an IT organization keep track of new vulnerabilities that have been discovered and ensure that those applications are patched in their environments?

End user computing, Data Center Managers and Application Packagers all play a role in ensuring that software applications are verified prior to deployment and that new security patches are applied quickly and consistently when new Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) are released.

Flexera Software can help these teams to:

  • Respond Faster to New Security Vulnerabilities

Automatic notification about new security patches from software vendors enables the application packaging teams to keep up with releases that are more frequent and ensure applications are up to date.

  • Focus Resources on the Most Critical Software Security Patches

Each security vulnerability is assigned a criticality rating that helps prioritize which updates need to be rushed and which ones will have minimal impact in your environment. Prioritized security updates help ensure packagers know which security updates are the most important to package first.

  • Reduce Custom Packaging Work with Prepackaged Security Updates

Reduce the number of patches the packaging team has to package by utilizing Corporate Software Inspector prepackaged security updates to simplify and fast track security patching of the most common applications.

Learn more about Software Vulnerability Management and how to build a foundation that reduces the risk of security incidents and cyber security breaches.

Screen Shot 2017-02-22 at 9.56.55 AMTimothy Davis is a Senior Product Marketing Manager at Flexera Software, and has worked in global marketing at high-tech firms such as BMC Software, VeriSign, McAfee, and Lotus. With over 25 years of experience in enterprise software, he has gained a deep understanding of the business challenges faced by IT organizations in enterprises of all sizes. Specializing in IT Service Management and Operations, Tim develops content that translates product features into real business benefits that help IT leaders learn about new and developing technologies that drive IT efficiency and improve customer satisfaction.

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