Outdated software offers familiarity for IT teams, but that's cold comfort when it comes to the hot seat of legal challenges and ransomware infections.
To protect their WordPress sites from scammers, administrators must proactively patch and monitor their installations to weed out unwanted content.
An effective response to an advanced threat such as WannaCry can be broken down into two phases: vulnerability management and proactive monitoring.
Blocking refers to the practice of deploying network security devices to block threats as they traverse the network.
While Microsoft could have slowed the spread of WannaCry, the real problem lies in the widespread practice of deploying outdated software and systems.
Effective defense against large-scale ransomware attacks such as WannaCry starts with basic endpoint protection and patch management.
Organizations affected by the WannaCry ransomware attack can leverage IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence with QRadar to mitigate this unprecedented threat.
It took fraudsters less than 24 hours after the disclosure of a previously unknown Apache Struts 2 vulnerability to develop a Python script to exploit it.
An effective vulnerability management strategy requires continuous visibility into endpoint activity and real-time control over devices in a network.
The disclosure of an Apache Struts 2 vulnerability made the framework a lucrative target and highlighted the importance of patch management.