Shellshock Bug Does Not Affect Ipswitch Products

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As you’ve likely already heard on Sept 24th a new computer security threat was identified and entered into the National Vulnerability Database as CVE-2014-7169.  This vulnerability does not affect any Ipswitch products. The vulnerability, called Shellshock, is a bug in the widely-used Bash shell, the Unix command-line shell that has been around for […]

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We Need to Talk (about compliance)

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In my third and final post addressing the Osterman Research 2014 IT & Stakeholder Compliance Survey, I’ll address why IT professionals should work more closely with business stakeholders to better meet compliance. I’ll start by sharing key findings that show how much IT wants to work with LoB folks: IT […]

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IT Pros Concerned Colleagues Don’t Get Compliance

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In our second post on a recent Osterman Research survey, we reveal IT’s biggest concerns with other department leaders and their roles in compliance. Of the 153 members of the Osterman Research panel surveyed, the majority of senior IT decision makers  lack confidence in their own ability to properly manage […]

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Are You Meeting Compliance?

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In a recent survey conducted with Osterman Research, we set out to answer a relatively simple, but critical question among IT professionals: how compliant is your organization? The survey, conducted this past June with 153 members of the Osterman Research survey panel, revealed IT pros’ concerns for meeting compliance. Some […]

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Five Ways Dropbox Will Get You Fired

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The popularity of consumer file-sync-and-share solutions such as Dropbox continues to grow, as consumers appreciate the ease with which they’re able to transfer large files, such as photos and videos, to family and friends. While beneficial to consumers, these applications are problematic for IT departments. More and more employees use […]

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Five things your files would tell you (if they could talk)

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If your files could talk, I guarantee that they would have a lot to say. With larger quantities of data being shared across more devices than ever before, we often mismanage our files and lose critical information. Nearly half (42 percent) of IT professionals report their organization does not mandate […]

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Why you need – and want – your file transfer to act like a delivery service

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Delivery services have come a long way over the past decade. Expecting a package? Check the status with the tracking number. Sending a surprise to someone in another state? Just log in to see when you will be getting an excited call. Or, find out before you even send the […]

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