wannacry, wannacrypt, ransomware attacks, endpoint security
Absolute Provides Automated Meltdown and Spectre Risk Assessment to Speed Remediation
Kim Ellery
Absolute Provides Automated Meltdown and Spectre Risk Assessment to Speed Remediation

Despite reports of boot failure and performance impact, the fixes for the recent processor-level flaws Meltdown and Spectre are critically important. If left unaddressed, these vulnerabilities could potentially grant hackers access to vast amounts of your sensitive data. While vendors scramble to distribute the necessary security updates, you’re still faced with the problem of actual mitigation. Are you at risk? Which endpoints are vulnerable? How will you get the...

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Critical Actions for Finalizing Your GDPR Compliance Program
Kim Ellery
Critical Actions for Finalizing Your GDPR Compliance Program

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rule looms and will take effect in May 2018, but only a third of companies are on track to be compliant by the due date. GDPR is the most significant change in data privacy regulation in more than 20 years. It represents an extraordinary shift in the way businesses will be expected to operate when they gather, process, maintain, and protect customer data....

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Meltdown/Spectre Vulnerability Remediation Starts with Visibility: Absolute Can Help
Richard Henderson
Meltdown/Spectre Vulnerability Remediation Starts with Visibility: Absolute Can Help

Here we are, just a few days into the New Year, and already headlines are buzzing with news of a pair of serious vulnerabilities. While originally discovered many months ago, by multiple researchers, Meltdown and Spectre were officially publicly disclosed on Tuesday. Widely reported first as an ‘Intel bug’ because the flaw is found in most of the world’s microprocessors, you are virtually guaranteed to be impacted by this...

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