Fundamentals to reduce risk through vulnerability and asset management
Managing and securing software assets through the entire asset lifecycle is key to the overall security of organizations across the globe. In this channel, Flexera Software shares knowledge, research and experience about software licensing, compliance and vulnerability management to help you overcome the challenges you face in managing and securing your assets.
Speakers include in-house technical and process specialists, customers and industry thought leaders who will talk about a variety of topics and present timely information and data on software vulnerabilities and software asset management.
Kasper Lindgaard, Director of Secunia Research at Flexera Software
Year after year some of the trends for vulnerabilities remain unchanged while others arise or shift. In this webinar, Kasper Lindgaard, Director of Secunia Research at Flexera Software, will discuss some of the most relevant topics in the year so far, as observed by his team of vulnerability research experts.
Takeaways from this session:
- Does Java remain a pain?
- The risk of embedded applications
- Insight on a regular working day of Secunia Research
Vulnerability management is a necessary instrument for threat and risk reduction in enterprise environments. Yet, many organizations struggle to put a program in place that provides value to the enterprise beyond baseline compliance requirements. This is often due to challenges in three key areas of vulnerability management: discovery, prioritization, and remediation.
In this webinar, guest speaker, Forrester Research’s Kelley Mak, will provide insight on how enterprises can activate the full potential of their vulnerability management programs. Together with Flexera Software’s Marcelo Pereira, he will discuss how to combine principles of vulnerability management to other areas of operations management to efficiently improve security baseline.
Despite the awareness that patching plays an important role in every organizations security, we continue to see incidents in which software vulnerabilities are a root cause, or enabler of security breaches. We believe that a different perspective to patch management is the key to prioritize patching, reducing work load and improving the security baseline for organizations.
This webinar is for those in charge of scoping, supporting and executing patch management strategies. We talk about patch management in the context of security and will show how our solution, Corporate Software Inspector, can help organizations extend the scope of their Microsoft System Center implementation to prioritize patching of non-Microsoft applications.
One of the biggest challenges organizations face when trying to reduce the attack surface for cybercriminals and hackers is the lack of visibility and control over their IT environments, devices and applications. The ever growing number of software vulnerabilities makes it even more critical to leverage data from Software Asset Management (SAM) programs to help reduce security risk.
In this webinar, you will hear how to leverage existing SAM data sources such as discovery and inventory data, unlicensed and unauthorized software, along with vulnerability intelligence data, to drive mitigation of security risk through effective reduction of the attack surface.
Every year, Secunia Research at Flexera Software releases a review of the global vulnerability landscape, based on their large vulnerability database and data from the Personal Software Inspector user base.
The data in this research provides security professionals around the world with perspective on the impact and evolution of the threat landscape and what has trended throughout the year.
In this webinar, Director of Secunia Research at Flexera Software, Kasper Lindgaard will discuss the data presented in the Vulnerability Review 2016 and answer questions. The review itself is released on March 16.
-The number of vulnerabilities and zero-days detected in 2015
-How quick vendors are to respond to vulnerabilities
-Which programs have the most vulnerabilities
If you think pentesting is sexy, think again. Pentesting is mostly pointless if you have don't have the foundational backing of vulnerability information. Amar makes a bold claim and that is that Vulnerability scanning can be as important and sometimes more fun than running a pentest with some free tools. Yes, hacking maybe fun but if you really want to lower your risk exposure you need to get on top of vulnerabilities. Come and listen to Amar Singh as he shares the secrets of how to make your security assessments delivery maximum value within the shortest period of time.
As we enter 2016, there is one certainty we all can have: we will continue to see costly breaches using well known vulnerabilities.
In this webinar, Marcelo Pereira will talk about the challenges that stop organizations implementing simple security best practices and suggest New Year’s resolutions related to Software Vulnerability Management that can help reduce the attack surface for cybercriminals and hackers.
Flexera Software just released Vulnerability Intelligence Manager 2016 - the first of the former Secunia products to be released under the Flexera Software brand.
Join us for an introduction and demo of Vulnerability Intelligence Manager 2016 and learn how the intelligence from Secunia Research and the functionality of the product can help your organization effectively reduce the attack surface for cybercriminals and hackers!
There is a critical relationship between Software Asset Management (SAM) and cyber security. Both disciplines require at their foundation the accurate and continual discovery and inventory of software assets within an organization's environment. Today IT asset management and security teams (and projects) are usually siloed within organizations, increasing the likelihood that security threats will slip through the gap. For instance, discovery and inventory of software assets are critical to both asset management and security teams - but are currently undertaken separately in most organizations.
Organizations able to leverage asset management insights combined with vulnerability data to rapidly address the most relevant cybersecurity threats will be ahead of the game. They can more effectively reduce the attack surface for cybercriminals and hackers. That means they will be also better prepared to identify and respond to breaches.
Join Flexera Software’s VP and Chief Architect, Santeri Kangas to hear about how these two disciplines can help organizations be more efficient and more secure.
This webinar is focused on a strategic view of risk mitigation:
Vulnerabilities in commercial software remain one of the most common attack vectors for security incidents and data breaches, either as the entry point for hackers or the enabler of privileges escalation inside networks.
Despite awareness of the risk, and the fact that most software vulnerabilities have a fix the day they are made public, organizations continue to fail to execute mitigation actions. The consequence is that we continue to see costly breaches affecting businesses around the globe.
In this webinar, Marcelo will talk about how the use of vulnerability intelligence can be a game changer to help organizations become better at mitigating the risk of software vulnerabilities.
-Fresh data related to software vulnerabilities
-The challenge of prioritizing mitigation
-How the use of vulnerability intelligence can help support consistent risk reduction
This webinar is for business leaders who wish to understand vulnerabilities on commercial software and how they can impact organizations:
Software vulnerabilities remain one of the most common attack vectors for security incidents and data breaches, either as the entry point for hackers or as the enabler of privileges escalation inside networks.
This webinar demystifies software vulnerabilities, shows how they relate to the wider ecosystem and demonstrates how this knowledge can be used to define strategies and improve security.
-What is a software vulnerability
-How a software vulnerability becomes a threat
-A glimpse of how threats multiply
-How closing vulnerabilities impacts risk reduction